The Pleistocenic Imagination is Alive and Well….

“How the Dog Became the Dog”  Mark Derr Mark Derr a wonderful doggie writer in my favorite area, the ancient history of dogs, has published a new book, “How the Dog Became the Dog“. This is better than the year “Women Who Run With the Wolves” came out. Or even “The Wolf” by David Mech,

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Tulips and Show Dogs

This one has my left and right brains in an uproar. Ol’ Lefty wants to take over and intellectualize the parallels between tulips and AKC dogs and Ol’Righty wants to jump into Pleistocene consciousness and graze. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan  takes the Point of View that plants participate in their own domestication.

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