Dogs evolved with climate change not prey

New research suggests that dogs evolved following climate change.
24 August 2015
Presented by Connie Orbach


Fod running


In the UK we are a nation of dog lovers but how did man's best friend become the speedy, bouncy animal we know today? Well for a long time it has been thought that dogs got faster as their prey did, in a sort of arms race, but new research from Professor Christine Janis and a team at Brown University has shown that actually, long term climate change may have been the key. Connie Orbach finds out more.


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