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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 ...
Aelurodon - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
This "cat-toothed" prehistoric dog behaved more like a hyena.
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 ...
Prehistoric Mammals A to Z - Dinosaurs - About.com
Profiles of the early, prehistoric mammals that coexisted with the dinosaurs, as well as the saber-toothed ... This "cat-toothed" 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.
The Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals of Nebraska
Nebraska was as rich in prehistoric dogs as it was in prehistoric camels (above). The distant canine ancestors Aelurodon, Cynarctus and Leptocyon have all ...
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 ...
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 ...