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Re: Line breeding vs hybridization

  • Subject: Re: Line breeding vs hybridization
  • From: Paul Tyerman <ptyerman@ozemail.com.au>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 11:33:36 -0500 (CDT)

>You think the white man is the only one who had domestic dogs?  Domestic
dogs have existed for millennia throughout Eurasia and into the Americas;
the ancestors of the Aborigines brought the ancestors of the Dingo to

At the time I answered to my knowledge the Aboriginals did not domesticate
dogs, which is why I was querying whether they were teh result of
domestication.  Having originally asked about this in my comment I've
checked into it and they DO, so it is entirely probable that they were the
result of early domesticates released in Australia.

At the time I wrote I did not realise that the Aboriginals utilised the


Paul Tyerman
Canberra, Australia.  USDA equivalent - Zone 8

Growing.... Galanthus, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Crocus, Cyrtanthus,
Liliums, Hellebores, Aroids, Irises plus just about anything else that
doesn't move!!!!!

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