Dogs' Evolutionary Trick: Learning to Eat Human Food

They could digest grains, live off our refuse

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 23, 2013 5:24 PM CST

(Newser) – Swedish researchers have an intriguing new theory on why dogs became the human pals they are today, as opposed to wolves: They developed the ability to digest starch, which allowed them to live off the refuse of our human ancestors at the dawn of agriculture,...   Read full story »

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