American dogs come from Asia

July 10, 2013 4:48 PM

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American dogs come from Asia

European colonization of the Americas brought smallpox, starvation and warfare that decimated indigenous populations.

But the canine companions that crossed the Bering Strait with the ancient people who first settled the Americas have fared better, according to new research, published July 9 in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

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