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Scientists have long-suspected that our ancestors were at least partially to blame for the extinction of the mammoth and a new research review from a Penn State anthropologist has revealed that ancient humans may have had an accomplice – domesticated dogs.
Anthropologist Pat Shipman says that when our prehistoric ancestors began interacting with animals they developed empathy for them.
It's no secret to any dog-lover or cat-lover that humans have a special connection with animals.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.