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Animals, domestic

animals which have become adapted through breeding in captivity to a life intimately associated with man. They include animals domesticated by man to live and breed in a tame condition on farms or ranches (e.g., horses, cattle, sheep) and those raised or kept for pleasure and companionship (e.g., dogs, cats, horses).


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Re: 7 deadly sins in nature

... Aberrant behaviour usually happens as a result of bad upbringing in animals as it does in humans. The best examples of gluttony occur in domestic dogs and cats, where humans take over their education at an early age. In nature an ...

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by animartco
Wed Jan 15, 2014 1:11 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: 7 deadly sins in nature
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Thinking in terms of evolution

... propagate their kind. No one who has attended to the breeding of domestic animals will doubt that this must be highly injurious to the race of man. It is surprising ...

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by Luxorien
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Thinking in terms of evolution
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Evolution or De-evolution?

... Chiwawa survive in absence of humans. Also, when you say that traits of domestic animals that disappear in wild population, they disappear due to infusion of genes from interbreeding ...

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by Cat
Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:31 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Re: Evolution or De-evolution?

... hasn't because we prevented it from doing so. I don't think that many domestic dog or cat breeds would be able to survive long in abscence of humans... ... if it has no current survival value. As to the behaviour of domestic animals that is nurture not nature. We have bred traits into domestic ...

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by animartco
Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:15 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Re: Evolution or De-evolution?

... like recouping the original vigor??? Lastly, selective breeding and domestication of animals for a single trait via positive selection process can bring about variety of other ...

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:53 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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