Animals: Yale Dogs

Scientists 2,000 years hence who wonder about the evolution of dogs, will have but to go to Yale University's Peabody Museum and examine the bones of 200 canine generations which will then be on exhibition. Specimen dogs of the 79 recognized breeds will be mounted, put side by side with their skeletons for comparison. Leon Whitney, authority on genetics, is in charge of the collection and already has skulls of the black and tan, Newfoundland, Irish Wolfhound, and entire skeletons and skins of the Cocker Spaniel, French Bulldog, bloodhound. Latest arrival was Togo, a husky serum-courier of Nome who, doddering with...

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