15 November 2013
Vol 342, Issue 6160

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COVER The Basenji represents one of the most divergent dog lineages in existence today. Genetic analyses of modern and ancient canids, including some of the oldest known dog remains, place the origin of modern dogs in Europe between 18,800 and 32,100 years ago. See pages 785 and 871. Photo: © Barbara von Hoffmann/Alamy