A ranged weapon invented at least 25,000 years ago (predating the bow and arrow by about 10,000 years) and still used by Australian aborigines. The atlatl is a stick about two feet long with a notched hook at one end. A flexible, feathered dart, at least 59 inches long, is placed into the notch. By flicking the atlatl forward quickly, the user is able to fling the dart with tremendous force. I recommend it for hunting the wily EDB...

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