The origins of dog domestication

The origins of dog domestication

June 17, 2019

According to a recent study, dogs all around the world—from Great Danes to Chihuahuas—have the same ancestors. Researchers believe that sometime between 20,000 to 40,000 years ago a single pack of wolves living close to our hunting-gathering ancestors, started feeding off their scraps. This lead them to become less aggressive toward humans … and to the dawn of a great friendship! (Violaine Charest-Sigouin)

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