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2014-05-30 09:14:16

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 Narrows Down History Of Animal And Human Relationship
2011-10-03 12:09:13

Anthropologist Pat Shipman says that when our prehistoric ancestors began interacting with animals they developed empathy for them.

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2010-07-21 10:48:17

It's no secret to any dog-lover or cat-lover that humans have a special connection with animals.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.