Skull scans tell tale of how world's first dogs caught their prey

Analysis of the skulls of lions, wolves and hyenas has helped scientists uncover how prehistoric dogs hunted 40 million years ago. A study has revealed that the first species of dog – called Hesperocyon gregarius – pounced on its prey in the same way that many species, including foxes and coyotes, do today. The findings also show […]

Skull scans tell tale of how world's first dogs caught their prey

Analysis of the skulls of lions, wolves and hyenas has helped scientists uncover how prehistoric dogs hunted 40 million years ago.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Phys.org

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Prehistoric dogs hunted in the same way as modern-day foxes 

Scientists at the universities of Edinburgh and Vienna used computerised scans of fossils and modern animals to create digital models of the inner ears of 36 types of carnivoran,

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Daily Mail

Skull Scans Show How World’s First Dogs Caught Prey

NewsA study has revealed that the first species of dog pounced on its prey in the same way that many species, including foxes and coyotes, do today.Contributed Author: University of EdinburghTopics: Archaeology

Mon 14 Jan 19 from Laboratory Equipment

Skull scans reveal how prehistoric dogs caught dinner

To better understand how the earliest dogs hunted, scientists scanned and analyzed the skulls of lions, wolves and hyenas.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from UPI

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