In logic they can not refuse – because dogs have helped the natives to catch a walrus. And on that old suit? There were also those who thrown out of the dead to be devoured by wild animals. Incidentally, the Masai, or as they are sometimes called Gypsies in Africa, there were still so until recently. But the predators become fewer, and the Maasai more, all can not eat it! And too bad hurt them, these Maasai, not appetizing Lovers to feed birds in the winter forest will certainly be interesting to know that the first bird feeders come up with the Persians, the fire-worshipers. That they were building an open turret, in and that the dead were placed at the mercy of a hawk.
But in some places in India and to this day, apparently more concerned about fish, and therefore discarded dead in the water current. However, with the elements of the relationship between religion still living and dead already somewhat more complicated. For example, the nomadic tribes were often left his house, and if the deceased person was significant, then the whole village at the disposal of the dead. Fear of his return as a ghost encouraged Some placate the dead: give him a property, bring food. In the desire to please often put to death his wife, the servants of the deceased, that they may be useful to him in that light. On the other hand every effort to complicate return the dead: they are often swaddled, bound, and the burial place put heavy stones.