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The long-debated question of where dogs first appeared has always been complex.  Wolves are the ancestors of dogs, but for years researchers have been unable to agree on when the canines were first domesticated. In a new study, a palaeogeneticist finds your dog’s ancestor … Continue reading

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New research published today in Royal Society Open Science quantifies range contractions of 25 large carnivore species. The analysis reveals that the carnivores that have experienced the greatest range contractions include the red wolf (greater than 99%), Ethiopian wolf (99%), … Continue reading

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“…this is why the caribou and the wolf are one; for the caribou feeds the wolf, but it is the wolf who keeps the caribou strong.”  ~ Eskimo legend as told to Farley Mowat (Mowat 1973:85) For 90 years, the … Continue reading

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