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A 33,000-Year-Old Incipient Dog from the Altai Mountains of Siberia: Evidence of the Earliest Domestication Disrupted by the Last Glacial Maximum

  • Nikolai D. Ovodov,

    Affiliation: Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Novosibirsk, Russia

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  • Susan J. Crockford,

    Affiliation: Pacific Identifications Inc., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Yaroslav V. Kuzmin mail,

    kuzmin@fulbrightmail.org

    Affiliation: Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Novosibirsk, Russia

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  • Thomas F. G. Higham,

    Affiliation: Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Gregory W. L. Hodgins,

    Affiliation: National Science Foundation-Arizona Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Johannes van der Plicht

    Affiliations: Center for Isotope Research, Groningen University, Groningen, The Netherlands, Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Published: July 28, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022821
  • Published in PLOS ONE

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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 29 Jul 2011 at 15:38 GMT

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Publication: National Post
Title: “Wolf-to-dog transition had little to do with humans, ancient skull suggests”
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Publication: Montreal Gazette
Title: “Dog domestication a 'natural' process, researchers say”
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Publication: USA Today
Title: “Domesticated dogs may date back 30,000 years”
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Title: “Dogs were man's best friend even 33,000 years ago - Times Of India”
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Publication: UPI
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Publication: Science Friday
Title: “Science Friday Archives: Ancient Skull Holds Clues to Dog Domestication”
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Title: “Psy podobné dnešným sprevádzali praobyvateľov Sibíri už pred 33 000 rokmi - Aktuality.sk”
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