Domesticated Dogs Research Paper

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I believe dogs are very important for many ecosystems. Dogs have been a necessary part of life for humans throughout history. Domesticated dogs do not fill a niche in wild ecosystems. However, wolves are the ancestors of modern domesticated dogs, and wolves fill the predator niche, eating rodents, rabbits, deer, and other animals. Domestic dogs eat similar foods to their wild ancestors. When domestic dogs become wild, they often fill the niche of a scavenger. Other dogs like african wild dogs, fill in the niche of a scavenger. Many kinds of dogs have gone extinct in the past. For example, the Alpine Mastiff is an extinct Molosser dog breed, the ancestor of the St. Bernard. These mountain dogs started to reduce in its pure form, which caused

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