Posts Tagged ‘Dogs’

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Newgrange’s Canine Key

A bone fragment found at Newgrange has the potential to rewrite the evolutionary history of dogs. ℘℘℘ DNA from a 4,800-year-old dog bone excavated at Newgrange, Co. Meath has put some bite in the bark of a new theory about the origins of the canine species – that man’s best friend may have in factRead more..

The Irish Wolfhound

In 1770, Oliver Goldsmith wrote: “The last variety, and the most wonderful of all that I shall mention, is the great Irish wolf-dog, that may be considered as the first of the canine species…Nevertheless, he is extremely beautiful and majestic in appearance, begin the greatest of the dog kind to be seen in the world.”Read more..