Contact: Nancy Steinberg
American Genetic Association
Caption: Upper panel: This is a livestock-guarding shepherd dog; middle panel: This is a livestock-guarding dog with inferred wolf ancestry (first-generation hybrid); lower panel: This is a wolf (all from Kazbegi, Georgia).
Credit: Photo courtesy of David Tarkhnishvili and Natia Kopaliani
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