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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Feb 2021 8:52 p.m. PST

…years ago

"Sometime toward the end of the last ice age, a group of humans armed with stone-tipped spears stalked their prey in the bitter cold of northeastern Siberia, tracking bison and woolly mammoths across a vast, grassy landscape. Beside them ran wolflike creatures, more docile than their ancestors and remarkably willing to help their primate companions hunt down prey and drag it back to camp. These were the world's first dogs. Their descendants flowed both west and east, populating Eurasia as well as accompanying the ancestors of Native Americans as they spread into the Americas…"


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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian13 Feb 2021 11:18 p.m. PST

From Science Magazine website.

Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2021 3:16 p.m. PST

If the Siberians are responsible for domesticated dogs, then good on them. Those early dogs evolved into something noble. I'm not so sure the same can be said of us.

Thanks, Armand. Another good find.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2021 3:50 p.m. PST

A votre service mon cher ami! (smile)


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