Dog Features

  • Photo: Duke, the dog

    Domestic Dog

    Read the "Out of Asia" story of the domestic dog. Learn some things you might not have known about man's best friend.

  • A dog in a sweater.

    Dogs' Brains Reorganized by Breeding

    For thousands of years humans have changed dogs' looks through selective breeding. Now it seems we've actually reordered many breeds' brains in the process.


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From the Magazine

  • Photo: Two adult preen, Ireland

    Gannets Pictures

    Champion divers but clumsy landers, doting parents but hostile neighbors—northern gannets abound in contradictions.

  • Photo: Silent Ural owl

    Estonia's Ural Owls

    Photographer Sven Začek provides an intimate view of this large raptor.