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Your "dream" job description is working as a professional zookeeper. Specifically, a specialist in the husbandry of zoo animals. Those positions are not abundant. They are highly specialized and in most cases require a high degree of training and experience. You might want to broaden your ...
- Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:34 pm
- Forum: Zoology Discussion
- Topic: Why do people still insist that cats are domesticated?
- Replies: 2
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Strictly adhering to the definition of "domesticated ", it is appropriate to declare the "domesticated" house cat as "domesticated". Domesticated implies that the animal is maintained under at least the partial care and oversight of a human as a "pet" or to se...
- Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:12 pm
- Forum: Evolution
- Topic: Where do new species come from?
- Replies: 8
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The topic is Speciation. The father of speciation is not Darwin, it is Ernest Mayr. The topic of speciation employs more principles of biology than any other discipline. Everything from genetics to ecology. It is not a subject that can be fairly treated on a forum. Get Ernest Mayr's book, "Anim...
Instinct is inheritable behavior. A heifer has a calf, her dam did not teach her to lick the calf, nuzzle it toward her udder and stand patiently while it nurses and receives the precious Colostrum. I raise Registered Simmental Breedstock. I frequently ponder the instincts these big bovines employ t...
Linnaean taxonomy is based on a hierarchy of arranging organisms in groups. Each group in decent represents a closer phylogenetic relationship. The system is the work of Carl von Linne, the father of taxonomy. The groups are reflective of the relative phylogenetic relationship as we understand it. I...