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Re: Line breeding vs hybridization

  • Subject: Re: Line breeding vs hybridization
  • From: Piabinha@aol.com
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 18:33:27 -0500 (CDT)

just finished reading this book by jared diamond, "guns, germs and steel."  according to it, dingos were brought in from indonesia/southeast asia as domestic dogs (perhaps by people who did not stay or settle in australia), who then became feral and reverted to the wild.

tsuh yang

In a message dated Thu, 28 Jun 2001 11:58:11 AM Eastern Daylight Time, Paul Tyerman <ptyerman@ozemail.com.au> writes:

<< Haven't Dingos been here in Australia longer than the white man?  If that
is the case then I doubt they are descendents of domestic dogs.  If they
ARE wild descendents, then how did they become so homogenous and distinct
in only 200 years being wild? >>

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