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October 18, 2018: Study Suggests Dogs Accompanied Humans during Neolithic Expansion into Europe

New study assesses whether “early Near Eastern dogs possessed a unique mitochondrial lineage that differentiated them from Mesolithic European populations” and presents evidence suggesting that “mtDNA dog lineages indigenous to Near East were brought to Europe during the Neolithic from the beginning of the ninth millennium BP before later spreading west and north.” Read study

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