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  1. domestication | National Geographic Society

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    The first domesticated plants in Mesopotamia were wheat, barley, lentils, and types of peas. People in other parts of the world, including eastern Asia, parts of Africa, and parts of North and South America, also domesticated plants.

  2. Domestication of the horse - Wikipedia

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    Because they were buried in teams of two with chariots and studded cheekpieces, the evidence is extremely persuasive that these steppe horses of 2100–1700 BCE were domesticated. Shortly after the period of these burials, the expansion of the domestic horse throughout Europe was little short of explosive.

  3. History of the domestic sheep - Wikipedia

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    Sheep were among the first animals to be domesticated by humans (although the domestication of dogs may be over 20,000 years earlier); the domestication date is estimated to fall between 11,000 and 8,000 BC in Mesopotamia.: 4: 11–14: 2 They may have been domesticated independently in Mehrgarh in South Asia around the 7th millennium BC.

  4. 10 Animal Species That Cannot Be Domesticated - WorldAtlas

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    May 28, 2020 · Many attempts were made to domesticate them, some even tried to crossbreed them with dogs, however, they were not successful. Even if they were, the resulting animal would not be a real coyote. However, coyotes are seemingly slowly domesticating themselves, in the same way that bonobos did.

  5. Man's new best friend? A forgotten Russian experiment in fox ...

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    Sep 06, 2010 · It could be that the the anatomical differences in domesticated dogs were related to the genetic changes underlying the behavioral temperament for which they selected (tameness and low aggression).

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