Oldest Pet Dogs

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    In Illinois at the Koster site it was found that the dog was buried intact as if it were family pet. Interesting info here:

    https://www.inverse.com/article/43783-oldest-dog-fossil-burial-illinois-koster-stilwell

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    These dogs were clearly buried intentionally, and the lack of damage to their bones indicates that they died of natural causes rather than as a result of human butchery (which scientists have found evidence of in Texas). Past attempts at dating them, which were based on measurements of the age of wood burned nearby the site, suggested they were around 8,500 years old, reported Science News on Tuesday. The new analysis, however, shows that they’re actually closer to 10,000 years old, making them the earliest directly dated evidence of domesticated dogs in the Americas and the oldest evidence of intentional burials of individual dogs in global archaeological history.

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    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2018/07/news-ancient-dog-breed-dna-koster-ctvt/
     
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    Never heard any white talk about indians eating dogs, and I am surrounded by casinos and seen a lot of john wayne movies.

    The joke about history and theories, is unless you were there you have no idea. So many stories about they found an older this or that, changing previous beliefs. Especially with early man. How do you know you found the oldest skeleton? Big world out there with lots of dirt. But they come up with all kinds of theories I enjoy reading about it though.
     
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