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(Science: zoology) a genus of ruminant quadrupeds, including the wild and domestic cattle, distinguished by a stout body, hollow horns, and a large fold of skin hanging from the neck.

Origin: L, ox, cow.

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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... type of cow species are there? In: Cows and Cattle Cattle were originally identified by Carolus Linnaeus as three separate species. These were Bos taurus, the European cattle, including similar types from Africa and Asia; Bos indicus, the zebu; and the extinct Bos primigenius, the aurochs. ...

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by GaryGaulin
Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:51 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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The Fiber Disease

... with information on protein similarities, gene expression, cDNA clone reagents, and genomic location. Species UniGene Entries Chordata Mammalia Bos taurus (Cow) 41,986 Canis familiaris (Dog) 23,414 Homo sapiens (Human) 95,887 Macaca fascicularis (Crab-eating monkey) 7,488 Macaca mulatta (Rhesus ...

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by Skytroll
Sun May 21, 2006 3:36 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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