Answer by Diane Eager The” coywolf” is an animal that has proliferated in north eastern USA and south eastern Canada over the previous century. Genetic studies have shown that it has a mix of genes from the western coyote, eastern wolf, grey wolf, and domestic dog. Most of it genes are coyote and eastern wolf, […]
DEW CLAWS ON DOGS? Are they evidence of evolution?
The original question was: I heard on Discovery channel that the dewclaws that some dogs have are vestigial. I did research but can’t find a clear answer to why this is not so. Can you explain this, because especially dogs sometimes have dewclaws on their hind legs which serve no purpose because they don’t hit […]