posted on 05/08/2003 5:55:23 PM PDT
Dogs are so great!
Will Rogers once said that if dogs can't go to heaven, he wanted to go wherever they do go.
so they were the earliest known democrats?
posted on 05/08/2003 6:00:54 PM PDT
posted on 05/08/2003 6:01:28 PM PDT
by Bob J
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Fido the Great and Rex I
Artist's conception of the earliest dog
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
- Mark Twain, a Biography
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
posted on 05/08/2003 6:07:08 PM PDT
(The difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin!)
A dog-lover ping!
What did puppies do with their time before we wore shoes?
posted on 05/08/2003 6:19:06 PM PDT
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posted on 05/08/2003 6:27:38 PM PDT
Sablin explained that certain humans already had begun to partially control labor, trade and ritualistic social activities. The unequal distribution of resources led to a social hierarchy, with people of prestige and power getting Stone Age status symbols, like dogs. He said, "In this context it can be assumed that the large wolf-like dogs were used to guard not only against predators, (but also) their presence (at a particular site) may have indicated the high social status of the inhabitants."
Am I the only one to think that maybe their higher status came from having the dogs? That they were used to help them hunt and protect their stuff rather then the dogs being a Stone Age Gucci bag.
Even just as an early warning system dogs would be very useful. (Not to mention, meals on legs)
posted on 05/08/2003 6:27:42 PM PDT
by Harmless Teddy Bear
(Somebody should have labeled the future "Some assembly required.")
The Russian scientists also reported they were pretty sure the two dogs were named Fidovitch and Roverensky
the dog missing link!
posted on 05/08/2003 6:32:46 PM PDT
evolution of the doggy
Curious...there is not one shred of evidence presented that these "dogs" were domesticated or descended from wolves. Story telling and conjecture do not qualify as evidence. "14,000" ya (years old) - more conjecture. "Food for early man" - conjecture.
"The dog duo, which lived approximately 14,000 years ago, "
That's 98000 dog years ago.
The unequal distribution of resources led to a social hierarchy,
Looks like these guys got the cart before the dog, must be democrat researchers.
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posted on 05/02/2005 8:58:05 AM PDT
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