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Origins of the Domestic Dog: Have We Got it Wrong?

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The Origins of the Domestic Dog are Challenged: It has always been suggested that the domestic dog originated in East Asia until findings from recent scientific studies that have been conducted on dogs in Africa.

It is due to the great genetic diversity of dogs from East Asia that allowed scientists to conclude that the domestic dog originated there. Although research published in the journal PNAS suggests that dogs in Africa have as diverse DNA.

Source: DogMagazine.net – the K9 Magazine blog

Origins of the Domestic Dog: Have We Got it Wrong?


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