Severed Baby Foot Not Actually a Baby’s Foot

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close-up of the right foot of a newborn baby
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The supposed small child's foot discovered in a Queens trash can over the weekend ("It looked like a piece of meat," said the guy who found it) turns out to not be a human foot at all. "Our anthropologists examined it," said the medical examiner's office. "It's still unclear what it is, but it's definitely not a human foot." So is it edible then?