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California science exhibit explains the dog-human friendship

This Tuesday, March 12, 2019 photo shows what a dog's vision is inside an immersive experience showing how dogs see at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. A new exhibit at a Los Angeles museum examines the relationship between dogs and humans and explores why the two species seem to think so much alike and get along so well. "Dogs! A Science Tail" opens Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the California Science Center. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

LOS ANGELES — Did people domesticate dogs or was it the other way around?

What’s more, why do these two species seem to think so much alike, act so much alike and get along so well?

The California Science Center has spent five years sniffing out the answers to those and hundreds of other canine questions.

It will begin revealing the answers Saturday with an ambitious new exhibition called “Dogs! A Science Tail.”

Real dogs will be included.

Depending on the day, visitors can watch guide dogs, search dogs, rescue dogs, therapy dogs and others demonstrate what they do.

Ten interactive stations will also allow people to see, hear and sniff like a dog.

Visitors can also see life-saving dogs in action in the new Imax Theatre film “Superpower Dogs.”

John Rogers, The Associated Press