Dog domestication and the dual dispersal of people and dogs into the Americas

  title={Dog domestication and the dual dispersal of people and dogs into the Americas},
  author={Angela R. Perri and Tatiana R. Feuerborn and L. Frantz and G. Larson and R. Malhi and D. J. Meltzer and Kelsey E. Witt},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
Advances in the isolation and sequencing of ancient DNA have begun to reveal the population histories of both people and dogs. Over the last 10,000 y, the genetic signatures of ancient dog remains have been linked with known human dispersals in regions such as the Arctic and the remote Pacific. It is suspected, however, that this relationship has a much deeper antiquity, and that the tandem movement of people and dogs may have begun soon after the domestication of the dog from a gray wolf… Expand
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