Dependable, Intermediate, Dogs; Biology; Graphic Novel
Rudy, a four-legged friend who loves humans and balls, is taken to the park with his owner. While at the park, Rudy explains about the species of dogs, and then jumps back into time (25,000 BC to be exact). During this time wolves were the closest animal to a dogs, but they weren’t the best human companion because wolves aren’t naturally tame. Through evolution, changes in wolves’ traits resulted in the dog that man loves today. Each dog has many different qualities and characteristics that make that dog unique to specific environments and tasks. Through this journey, one will come to understand how the origins of dogs and a dog’s genetic makeup define their skill set and personality.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
"Science Comics: Dogs: From Predator to Protector,"
Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 39
, Article 68.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr/vol39/iss3/68