Science How did those wolves get to the Falkland Islands? Scientists may have an answer.

Australian scientists believe that they now understand how a reddish, dog-sized carnivore could have wound up on the Falkland Islands,  285 miles from the nearest mainland, some 16,000 years ago. 

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The mystery surrounding the origin of a wolflike predator that once lived near Antarctica — a puzzle that stumped even Charles Darwin — has now been solved, researchers say.