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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 ...
Borophagus - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
Closely related to the slightly bigger Epicyon, this prehistoric dog (or "canid," as it should technically be called) made its living much like a modern hyena, ...
Hesperocyon - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
However, this prehistoric dog did have the beginnings of specialized, dog-like, meat-shearing teeth, as well as noticeably dog-like ears. There's some ...
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 ...
Aelurodon - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
This "cat-toothed" prehistoric dog behaved more like a hyena.
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.
Prehistoric Mammals A to Z - Dinosaurs - About.com
Profiles of prehistoric mammals, including the first mammals that coexisted with the dinosaurs, prehistoric ... This "cat-toothed" dog behaved more like a hyena.
Leptocyon - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
A tiny, foxlike ancestor of the modern dog. ... hyena-like prehistoric dogs of the Miocene epoch themselves weren't averse to making an occasional snack out of ...
Amphicyon - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
This canine ancestor is also known as the "Bear Dog."
Epicyon - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
Possibly the largest prehistoric dog that ever lived, Epicyon was a true "canid," belonging to the same general family as wolves, hyenas and modern dogs--and ...