Can Bones Reveal How Dogs Evolved from Wolves?

Clip: Season 47 Episode 2 | 5m 12s Video has closed captioning.

A researcher uncovers 30,000-year-old skulls from Europe, which appear to be halfway between those of wolves and domestic canines. But do the skulls actually belong to the ancestors of today's dogs?

Aired: 02/12/20

Rating: NR

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