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New study results consistent with dog domestication during Ice Age

February 19, 2020 - General

Analysis of Palaeolithic-era teeth from a 28,500-year-old fossil site in the Czech Republic provides supporting evidence for two groups of canids—one dog-like and the other wolf-like—with differing diets, which is consistent with the early domestication of dogs.

Palaeolithic dog with a bone fragment between its teeth. The bone was likely inserted between
the teeth upon the death of the animal in the context of a ritual [Credit: Peter…

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