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Dog Origins Disputed
Dog Origins Disputed
Karen Zusi | Dec 17, 2015
A genomic study suggests that dogs diverged from wolves in Southeast Asia 33,000 years ago, contrary to reports placing their origins elsewhere on the continent.
Hairy Situation for Wolves
Hairy Situation for Wolves
Molly Sharlach | Nov 16, 2014
Researchers find high stress hormone levels in the hair of hunted wolves in Northern Canada.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 12, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Abby Olena | Feb 13, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Wolfish Social Skills
Wolfish Social Skills
Abby Olena | Dec 4, 2013
According to a new study, wolves can learn from humans.
Origin of Domestic Dogs
Origin of Domestic Dogs
Ed Yong | Nov 14, 2013
New analysis suggests that domestic dogs evolved from European wolves that interacted with human hunter-gatherers.
Identifying Wolves by Their Howls
Identifying Wolves by Their Howls
Kate Yandell | Jul 23, 2013
Researchers can tell wolves apart by analyzing the pitch and volume of their vocalizations.
Texting Wolf
Hayley Dunning | Aug 7, 2012
Swiss scientists create a collar for sheep that detects when they're stressed by wolves, and sends a text message to their shepherd.