Dog Breeding in the Neolithic Age – The New York Times

Fossils and modern DNA show the ancient roots of Arctic sled dogs.

Source: Dog Breeding in the Neolithic Age – The New York Times

This is a fascinating story that talks, in part, about the importance of these dogs to humans dating back more than 12,000 years. How we came to so depend upon one another.

Sled dog – Wikipedia
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