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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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