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Ancient Canine Remains Closer To Domesticated Dogs Than Wolves
2013-03-07 11:53:50

A genetic analysis has shown that a 33,000-year-old canine skull found in Siberia is more closely related to today’s domestic dogs than wolves.

Cross-breeding Has Muddled Genetic Link Between Modern And Ancient Dogs
2012-05-22 09:22:43

The breeding of domestic dogs over thousands of years has made it extremely difficult to trace the genetic roots of man’s best friend, according to a new study led by researchers at Durham University in the U.K.

Image 1 - Ancient Dog Domestication Happened In Multiple Places, Researchers Claim
2012-01-24 04:42:39

An ancient canine skull unearthed in the mountains of Siberia suggests that modern domesticated dogs may have originated for multiple ancestors in various geographic locations rather than as the result of a single event in a single culture.

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2011-02-26 08:19:41

NSF-supported researchers map the genetic origins of “village" dogs on five continents.

2009-08-04 17:51:06

African village dogs' lineage can be traced to an ancestral pool of indigenous dogs, a Cornell University-led genetic analysis suggests. The study of hundreds of semi-feral dogs indicated most village dogs from most African regions were genetically different from non-native breeds and mixed-breed dogs, the university said Tuesday in a news release. The study, published online Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offered insight into the poorly understood history of...

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2009-08-04 13:10:00

Researchers are now questioning the idea that the domestic dog originated in East Asia.


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