The Evolution of the Dog: That Time When We Tamed a Wolf


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In the seventh ever episode, Dakota and Liz trace the evolution of the dog from pre-history to the Victorian Era to today. Diving into the disputes that exist surrounding the where, when, and how dogs were domesticated, Liz takes the listener on a journey to understand how we have come to grow with and tame our furry best friend. They also take some time to talk about the Victorian Explosion, and Darwin's influence on the creation of the more than 400 dog breeds that we know today.
If you love dogs, or know someone who does, this is an excellent episode to take a listen to. The story is fun and easy to follow, and our reluctant historian asks many interesting questions that listeners may also ponder.
Check out the source material for this episode to get a picture of what certain dog breeds looked like in the Victorian Era vs. what they look like now.
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