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A Study of the Maltese Kelb tal-Fenek

A Study of the Maltese Kelb tal-Fenek
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This book traces the likely story of the Kelb tal-Fenek and its appearance on the Island of Malta. The author goes back to when the evolution of mammals started. He provides many interesting illustrations of ancient art work depicting early dogs and provides a sound and very interesting discussion of the likely ancestor of the domestic dog. A lot of information is given on the early dogs of Egypt and the supposed Egyptian origin of the Kelb tal-Fenek. In fact this book starts with a details historical background of the Kelb tal-Fenek. The author points out, after an archaeological and historical study on the dog's ancestors that: "It is important not to conclude that the Kelb tal-Fenek is an Egyptian breed." Through all the changes that occurred during the years of evolution the dog's role in man's life changed from a hunting animal to a hunting companion; then to a working animal and finally an item of beauty.