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Dogs Evolved A Special Muscle That Lets Them Give “Puppy Dog Eyes”

1 month ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

There's nothing on earth quite as powerful as those big, bright puppy dog eyes your dog gives you. Have you ever wondered why that is? A team of university scientists and researchers proposed a few interesting explanations.
A study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found a distinct difference between wolves and dogs. Comparing the anatomy and behavior of dogs and wolves, researchers found that the facial musculature of both species was similar except above the eyes. Dogs have a small muscle that wolves don't which allows them to intensely raise their...
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