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

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

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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