‘ALTAI DOG’ – 33,000 YEAR OLD FOSSIL

Important new finding. Here’s the lead to the news announcement —

Analysis of DNA extracted from a fossil tooth recovered in southern Siberia confirms that the tooth belonged to one of the oldest known ancestors of the modern dog, and is described in research published March 6 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Anna Druzhkova from the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Russian Federation, and colleagues from other institutions.”

Read the article at:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130306221139.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fplants_animals%2Fdogs+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Plants+%26+Animals+News+–+Dogs%29

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