Thursday, October 14, 2010

When did animals became best friends of mankind?

The first domesticated animals were the offspring of the wolf trained to find prey and to act like a guard.Domestification of cattle may have started because of a desire to capture animals males and females were supposed to give birth.Peaople have observed that the animals carry the inherent qualities of his decendants.They have figured how to affect the following generations by sparing animals with qualities such as tameness and higher yields of milk, meat or wool.Until 6000th BC farm animals have already existed in distant areas as Mesopotamia and China.

Herd grazing cave painting,5000. BC
Source: Albabblog
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