Ancient Wolf Study Points to Early Split Between Wolf, Dog Lineages | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An American and Swedish team has found new genomic evidence for an earlier split between wolves and domestic dogs than was previously envisioned.

As they reported online today in Current Biology, the researchers sequenced mitochondrial and genomic DNA from the 35,000-year-old remains of an ancient wolf, known as Taimyr 1 that was discovered in northern Siberia's Taimyr Peninsula.

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