Roman family lived with a dachshund-like dog 1,800 years ago in England

Illustration of tiny Roman dog based on the remains found at the site in south Oxfordshire

NEWS AND VIEWS: If you thought that small dogs were a modern concept you will have to think again after archaeologists working near one of South Oxfordshire’s most iconic landmarks, the Whittenham Clumps, unearthed the bones of a small dog which they have decided would …

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Origin of the donkey and breeding by the Romans

Donkey mosaic from Roman times

There is an interesting report in the journal Science concerning a study on the origin of the donkey and how it was selectively bred by the Romans later on. They researched the relationship between geographic regions and donkey genes (phylogeography). Donkeys are social animals. You …

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