Where did all the dogs go?
When Europeans first reached the New World, the Native Americans didn’t have horses but they had dogs. Those dogs had come along with their masters from Siberia and had been on the continent for 9,000 years.
They’re all gone now. A study showed that looked for genes from Native American dogs in dogs from all over the the globe found almost no traces of their DNA. Where did they go? Why? This post may explain where and why.
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