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New Discovery

Photo by Jay Preston, University of Maine

 AAA Member Samuel Belknap III, a University of Maine graduate student, has discovered evidence of the oldest identifiable domestic dog in the Americas.

“I didn’t start out looking for the oldest dog in the New World,” Belknap said. “It just goes to show that sometimes, great scientific discoveries come not when we are looking for specific answers but when we are thorough in our examination of the evidence and open to what data it provides.”

Read more on the discovery here.

Readers: Have you made an interesting find that you’d like to share? We want to know about it! E-mail Joslyn at {josten@aaanet.org} to share your story.

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