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PORTLAND, Maine — Nearly 10,000 years ago, man's best friend provided protection and companionship — and an occasional meal.
That's what researchers are saying after finding a bone fragment from what they are calling the earliest confirmed domesticated dog in the Americas.
University of Maine graduate student Samuel Belknap III came across the fragment while analyzing a dried-out sample of human waste unearthed in southwest Texas in the 1970s.
A carbon-dating test put the age of the bone at
Originally posted by Animatrix
Dog is mans best friend and a meal, 24 hours ago... in asia
Originally posted by rakkasansct
Thats awesome! Dogs and acient history doesnt get any better! If you've ever read about Lewis and Clark, they ate dogs, and found them tasty. Except for there Newfoundland that went exploring with them.