This dog was buried about 7,000 years ago near Lake Baikal in southern Siberia with stone tools and a round pebble placed in its mouth. “I have no idea what that means, but it meant something to whoever put it there,” archaeologist Robert Losey says of the pebble.
This dog was buried about 7,000 years ago near Lake Baikal in southern Siberia with stone tools and a round pebble placed in its mouth. “I have no idea what that means, but it meant something to whoever put it there,” archaeologist Robert Losey says of the pebble. Robert Losey Courtesy photo
This dog was buried about 7,000 years ago near Lake Baikal in southern Siberia with stone tools and a round pebble placed in its mouth. “I have no idea what that means, but it meant something to whoever put it there,” archaeologist Robert Losey says of the pebble. Robert Losey Courtesy photo

Our devotion to dogs goes way back in time

April 02, 2017 03:28 PM