ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Gray Wolf

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Evolutionary thought and theory: principles of science. Premise that the universe is real and knowable. Charles darwin"s origin of species (evolution, natural selection: domestication/evolution of dogs. Domestic dog is far more variable in size, shape, and behaviour than any other living mammal. Previous theory: dogs are mixed descendants of two or more wild species. Present theory: dog originated exclusively from a single species (grey wolf) Catalog of 90 behaviours of dogs all but 19 were also observed in wolves (missing behaviours were very minor) Skeletal remains of probable wolf-dogs (similar to husky characteristics) were excavated from sites in western russia, central europe, near east and, north. Genes in humans and dogs (diet and digestion, neurological process, disease ) have been evolving in parallel for thousands of years. Shares other diseases like obesity, ocd, epilepsy, cancers, etc: extinction/de-extinction. About 99% of all species that ever lived are now extinct. Latest mass extinction: dinosaurs about 65 mill. years ago.

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