Co-Evolution Of Dogs

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Could dogs be more than a man’s best friend? According to a new study, ever since dogs split from the grey wolves, their brains and digestive organs have evolved in similar ways to that of humans. This means that dogs could be man’s cousin instead of their best friend. Who would’ve thought that dogs took place in the human evolutionary process. Some studies say that “both species underwent similar changes in genes responsible for metabolism and digestion”. The changes could’ve happened because of a dramatic change in the proportion of animal versus foods that are plant-based. Co-evolution was also found in several of the human and dog's brain processes. Sequences for serotonin, cholesterol processing, and cancer have been selected in both
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