An Inside Look at the Wolf Pack

Find out how the wild predecessors of our most iconic cabin pets carry on their ancient traditions
By Brian M. Collins
Published: May 1, 2012
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The descendents of wolves now sleep by our fireplaces, dive from our docks and walk by our sides agreeably tethered by a leash. The domestic dog has evolved to communicate with us in ways more sophisticated than even our primate relatives are capable of. (Think it’s no big deal that your dog follows your finger when you point? Think again. Not even chimpanzees can pull off this cognitive triumph.) So where did this social intelligence evolve from?
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