Traditional cultures managed to make coconut oil (the people from the pacific islands used it; check weston price) without modern industrial processing. I'm sure there is also a way to make olive oil without major manufacturing.
Cave men would have hunted all types of animals, some fattier than others. There is evidence they hunted mammoths, cave bears and other large game that would have supplied a lot of fat. I guess the amount of fat in their diet would have been a reflection of their environment. So closer to the equator more carbs were eaten and further away people would eat more fats and protein.
"Paleo" doesn't have to be high fat, but primal (a version of paleo) IS a high fat diet. There are plenty of benefits to running on fat but find out what works best for you. Just because a food/product wasn't available in the paleolithic doesn't mean it is bad for you and has no benefits.
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