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2010-01-20 12:05:00

Domestic dogs have followed their own evolutionary path, twisting Darwin's directive "Ëœsurvival of the fittest' to their own needs "“ and have proved him right in the process, according to a new study by biologists Chris Klingenberg, of The University of Manchester and Abby Drake, of the College of the Holy Cross in the US. The study, published in The American Naturalist today (20 January 2010), compared the skull shapes of domestic dogs with those of different species across...


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2008-05-27 23:53:29

The Pekingese is an ancient Chinese breed which was a favorite pet of the Chinese Imperial court. The breed is incredibly similar to the Japanese Chin, and they most likely have the same ancestry. For centuries, the breed could only be owned by royalty. The breed is over 2000 years old and has not changed much since its creation. The breed weighs 7 to 14 pounds and stands 6 to 9 inches tall. The head of the breed is large compared to the body, and rectangular in shape. The face of the...

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