The Earliest Ice Age Dogs: Evidence from Eliseevichi 11

  title={The Earliest Ice Age Dogs: Evidence from Eliseevichi 11},
  author={M. Sablin and G. Khlopachev},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={795 - 799}
  • M. Sablin, G. Khlopachev
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Current Anthropology
  • Although some scientists have suggested that the first transformation from wolf to dog may have taken place more than 100,000 years ago (Vila et al. 1997), most archaeologists and palaeontologists believe that humans first tamed wolves before the end of the Pleistocene. The evidence of domestication has, however, been indirect (Benecke 1987). Fragments of bones of Canis lupus L. identified as early Holocene domestic dog have been reported from the Near East (Turnbull and Reed 1974, Davis and… CONTINUE READING
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