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Man Created Dog from Wolf a definition of Natural Selection vs. Artificial Selection and how they both relate to the evolution of modern dogs, the human role in the domestication of dog breeds, and the ethical and physical considerations of cloning and breeding as it relates to dogs. Also explore the breeding of wolf-dog hybrids and the ethical implications of this breeding. Humans have been artificially breeding dogs for around 14,000 years to serve needs as labor, companion, hunter, herder and fighter. Natural selection is the process by which biological organisms with favorable traits survive and reproduce more successfully than
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Unformatted text preview: others that do not carry the favorable trait. By contrast Artificial Selection is the process of changing the characteristics of animals by artificial means. Native people domesticated dogs through artificial selection and dogs became part of the human population. Dogs are Canis lupus familiaris, and are the domestic form of the grey wolf. Classification of Dog Classification of wolf Kingdom Animalia Animalia Phylum Chordata Chordata C lass Mammalia Mammalia Order Carnivora Carnivora Family Canidae Canidae Genus Canis Canis Species Canis familiaris Canis lupus Both dogs and wolves have 39 pairs of chromosomes....
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2012 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Hass during the Fall '11 term at Penn State.

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