The Resource Once a wolf : the science behind our dogs' astonishing genetic evolution, Bryan Sykes

Once a wolf : the science behind our dogs' astonishing genetic evolution, Bryan Sykes

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Once a wolf : the science behind our dogs' astonishing genetic evolution
Title
Once a wolf
Title remainder
the science behind our dogs' astonishing genetic evolution
Statement of responsibility
Bryan Sykes
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Lupa -- Darwin's dilemma -- I met a traveller from an antique land -- On the origin of wolves -- The living fossil -- Let the bones speak -- The cave of forgotten dreams -- Hunting with wolves -- Why didn't Shaun Ellis get eaten by wolves? -- Friend or foe? -- A touch of evil -- The basic framework -- We see the first dogs -- The studbook of Dudly Coutts Marjoribanks -- The emergence of modern breeds -- The dog genome -- The genetics of pedigree breeds -- The dance of life -- At the heart of the matter -- In the lab -- The scientist who came in from the cold -- The autumn muster -- The girl who talks with dogs -- Born again: cloning your dog -- Beyond the reach of reason
  • Reveals how all dogs share a common ancestry with a small group of domesticated wolves and how the vast range of canine breeds were created by a few gene mutations
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DLC
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Sykes, Bryan
Dewey number
636.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Wolves
Target audience
adult
Label
Once a wolf : the science behind our dogs' astonishing genetic evolution, Bryan Sykes
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Publication
Note
Reprint of: The wolf within : astonishing evolution of the wolf into man's best friend. London : William Collins, 2018
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
290 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781631493799
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • 460479
  • (HPL)321358
  • 460479
Label
Once a wolf : the science behind our dogs' astonishing genetic evolution, Bryan Sykes
Publication
Note
Reprint of: The wolf within : astonishing evolution of the wolf into man's best friend. London : William Collins, 2018
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
290 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781631493799
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • 460479
  • (HPL)321358
  • 460479

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