Researchers map DNA from ice-age wolves in bid to trace origin of dogs

From in Canada:

A dog laid to rest with care some 7,000 years ago, the now-fossilized bones adorned with a necklace of elk teeth.

Near Lake Baikal in southern Siberia, the bodies of dogs were given proper burials by the humans who loved them.

The remains are part of an ongoing effort to track the historic ties between man and beast, and dig deeper into the genetic source of the modern domestic dog.

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