9,400-year-old dog found, earliest found in Americas

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  1. LittleBigDog

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    How interesting! I wonder if they'll be able to model what the dog might have looked like, or even better, get any DNA to compare to wolves/modern dogs/coyotes. I doubt it, but hey, could happen!
     
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    it says they DNA tested it, and it is not wolf, coyote, fox in origin, but dog. and it was eaten for food
     
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    OK, I'm not startled to hear that, but I'd love to know if it was related to today's dogs or what.
     
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    Hopefully we'll be able to learn more when the paper is published. Even if the full text isn't free, one of the science news services might do an article with more details.
     
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    . . . . :eek: . . . . that's almost 66,000 in dog years! ;)
     
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    GlassOnion Thanks, and Gig 'em.

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    Why? They had to eat and dogs are easy to breed (unfortunately).


    Don't see why not.
     
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    That so neat, I wish I knew what it looked like!
     

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