sexta-feira, 25 de maio de 2012

"Where did dogs come from? It turns out we don't really know"

Qual será afinal a origem do cão? Nem todos os cientistas são unânimes quanto à teoria, que diz; serem os cães descendentes dos lobos...

"Dogs were the very first creatures that humans domesticated, and their remains have been found along with those of humans from before we even had basic things like agriculture. And, with the advent of molecular tools, researchers were able to identify the animal that was domesticated (the gray wolf), as well as a handful of breeds that appear to be "ancient," and split off close to the source of domestication."(...)

Fonte e desenvolvimento, aqui - Ars technica.

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