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The dog (Canis familiaris), a descendant of the wolf (genus Canis), was the only common domesticated animal in pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica. Dogs may have come to the Americas with the first ...

Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE) — History of the Americas.


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