September 19, 2020

Wolves at the door: Study finds recent wolf-dog hybridization in Caucasus region

Date:
April 14, 2014
Source:
American Genetic Association
Summary:
Hybridization of wolves with shepherd dogs in the Caucasus region might be more common, and more recent, than previously thought, according to new research. Scientists found recent hybrid ancestry in about ten percent of the dogs and wolves sampled. About two to three percent of the sampled wolves and dogs were identified as first-generation hybrids.<<<Read More>>>

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