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New Research Is Changing What We Thought We Knew About Wolf And Dog Evolution

Written by: Laura Hartle

March 1, 2014

Up ’til now, we hoomans thought that our pups were descended from wolves. WRONG!

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Instead, scientists are saying that dogs and wolves evolved from a common ancestor somewhere between 11,000 and 34,00 years ago.

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It turns out the genetic overlap between dogs and wolves may be a result of interbreeding after dog domestication, rather than evidence of a direct linage.

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This means the domestication of pups is much more complicated than originally thought! Check out the full story on Daily Mail!

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Written by: Laura Hartle

March 1, 2014