Monday, August 26, 2013

Tame dogs-- and feral scientists

Via John Hawks, I had missed this during last summer: there are several big scientific groups interested in when and where dogs were first domesticated. It is clear that there were dogs in human society about 10,000 years ago, but more recent claims are pushing the start of domestication back to as far as 35,000 years ago. A very interesting-- but still contentious-- topic!

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