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Prehistoric Dogs and Dog Evolution - Dinosaurs - About.com
Most people know the end of the story of dog evolution--when wolves were domesticated by early humans. The fact is, though, that prehistoric dogs roamed the ...
Prehistoric Whales and Whale Evolution - Dinosaurs - About.com
It may be hard to believe, but the story of whale evolution begins with terrestrial, dog-sized mammals that roamed central Asia about 50 million years ago.
Eucyon - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
To simplify matters just a bit, the late Miocene Eucyon was the last link in the chain of prehistoric dog evolution before the appearance of Canis, the single genus ...
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Recap - Episode 102 - Evolution
This week's episode starts off with our fearless leader, host Neil deGrasse Tyson, all bundled up in the woods at a campfire talking about how dogs didn't exist at ...
Cynodictis - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
Until recently, it was widely believed that Cynodictis was the first true "canid," and thus lay at the root of 30 million years of dog evolution. Today, though, its ...
Amphicyon, the Bear Dog - Dinosaurs - About.com
... it would have been impossible to discern which species were fated to evolve into dogs, big cats, or even bears and weasels. Amphicyon, the Bear Dog, did in  ...
Analogy vs. Homology - Theory of Evolution - About.com
There are many types of evidence that support the Theory of Evolution. ... While our coccyx or tailbone has become a vestigial structure, cats and dogs still have ...
Evolution vs. Creationism: Conflict Between Science and Religion
Is evolution a science? Is creationism a science? What is science? Is there evidence for either? Religious fundamentalists often attack evolution, but rarely from ...
10 Facts About the Dire Wolf - Dinosaurs - About.com
All About Canis Dirus, the Top Dog of the Pleistocene Epoch ... The Dire Wolf ( Canus dirus) occupied a side branch of canine evolution; it wasn't directly ...
Prehistoric Horses - The Story of Their Evolution
The story of horse evolution began with fleet, deer-sized mammals that prowled ... These perissodactyls were about the size of large dogs, and sported slightly ...
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