From wolf to dog: Late Pleistocene ecological dynamics, altered trophic strategies, and shifting human perceptions

@article{Morey2017FromWT,
  title={From wolf to dog: Late Pleistocene ecological dynamics, altered trophic strategies, and shifting human perceptions},
  author={D. F. Morey and R. Jeger},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={29},
  pages={895 - 903}
}
  • D. F. Morey, R. Jeger
  • Published 2017
  • Geography
  • Historical Biology
  • Abstract The immediate ancestors of modern domestic dogs emerged from wild wolves in latest Pleistocene times. In taking up life with people, they represent a lineage of wolves that escaped the extinction that struck a variety of animals at that time. Unlike wild wolves, animals that became well known apex predators of recent times, wolves that became dogs initially joined hunting-gathering people, many of whom functioned as apex predators. As such, those original dogs were equipped with… CONTINUE READING
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