Mexico: researchers discover ancient Mexicans bred race of dog-wolf

Posted on October 15, 2012 • Filed under: Archaeology, Mexico

Mexico-Archaeology reported that a group of Mexican researchers identified jaw bones found in the pre-Hispanic ruins of Teotihuacan as a race of wolf-dog that was apparently cross as a symbol of the city’s warriors.

The National Institute of Anthropology and History said the jaw bones were found during excavations in 2004 and are the first physical evidence of what appears to be an intentional crosses created by ancient Mexican cultures.

Finding. The bones were found in a warrior’s burial at a Teotihuacan pyramid. Anthropological studies performed at the National Autonomous University of Mexico show that the animal was a wolf-dog. Read Article

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