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Sled dogs are closely related to 9,500-year-old 'ancient dog'

June 26, 2020 - General
Siberian huskie sled dogs.     Source: Konstantin / Adobe Stock

Sledge dogs are much older and have adapted to Arctic conditions much earlier than previously thought. In a new study from the QIMMEQ project, researchers from the University of Copenhagen show that ancestors of modern sledge dogs have worked and lived with humans for over 9,500 years.

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