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NATURE

S25 Ep11: Dogs That Changed the World: Rise of the Dog

  • Aired: 04/22/2007
  • 53:10
  • Expires: 10/12/2017
  • Rating: NR
This film explores how the domestication of dogs might have taken place, including the theory of biologist Raymond Coppinger that it was the animals themselves — and human trash — that inspired the transformation. The genetic analysis of Peter Savolainen of the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden has placed the origins of domesticated dogs — and those of the first dog — in East Asia.
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