Dogs Originated In Middle East

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Dogs Originated In Middle East

Using genetic markers, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, have discovered that dogs were likely first domesticated from wolves in the Middle East. What do you think?

  • "Maybe yours was, but mine sure as hell came from the ol’ U S of A."

    Martin Drozd
    Beam Warper
  • "Yes, but dogs were first turned into surrogate children in the Western Hemisphere during the mid-20th century."

    Laura Ivins
    Holter Technician
  • "Now all I have to do is fill in about 20,000 years of genealogy and I'll have a complete pedigree for my boxer, Raymond."

    Bill Coyne
    Quirk Sander
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