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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Japanese scientists are exploring the fabric of prehistoric puppy killed 12 thousand years ago


Tissue samples of prehistoric puppy, who died about 12,000 years ago on the territory of modern Akoni was taken to study in Tohoku University, Japan, reports TASS with reference to the news Agency Kiodo.

According to him, scientists are going to conduct a genetic examination of cells. The purpose of the experiments is to shed light on the evolution of dogs, in particular, how was the biology Department of modern dogs from wolves.

The well-preserved mummified body of a puppy was found in 2015 in the permafrost on the banks of the rivers of Sakha. Scientists believe that he died when he was about three months. And it wasn’t a wild puppy and the offspring of a domesticated dog.

In addition, next found burnt animal bones, which the people ate, so it is highly likely, according to the zoologists, what once housed a human settlement.

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