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The domestic cat, felis catus, of the carnivore family felidae, comprising over 30 different breeds. The domestic cat is descended primarily from the wild cat of africa and extreme southwestern asia. Though probably present in towns in palestine as long ago as 7000 years, actual domestication occurred in egypt about 4000 years ago.

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Hi Golden tiger, How about a pug dog or a Persian cat? HI ! :D I have noticed that Persian cats are very flat face and nose, and have changed a lot in a short time, it's true. How is this obtained? A mutation caused them to have this type of face? Or were selecting cats ...

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by Goldentiger
Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:32 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Examples of Mutations ?
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Re: 7 deadly sins in nature

... 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 animal that eats more than it needs to would not last long. Ditto for lazyness. ...

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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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Does the thylacine still live?

... from information I was given they do exist but in very low numbers in a very remote area that I hope has not now become over-run by feral cats, if that is the case they are as good as decimated. So that's another species extinct, somethin to be proud of Australia as we sit up near the ...

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:15 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Does the thylacine still live?
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Views: 2527

I need help with this Bio genetics problem. X-linked traits?

In cats, coat color is an X-linked trait where a black coat is determined by the XB allele and a yellow coat by the Xb allele. Black and yellow are co-dominant and a heterozygote has a tortoiseshell coat. a) A yellow female ...

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by MellowFellow231
Sun Oct 13, 2013 2:26 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I need help with this Bio genetics problem. X-linked traits?
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Views: 1299

Living in the Past

... so my question is.... ( assuming you have seen the video to make things clearer) is this part of the reason we believe animals (for e.g. cats and dogs) have a sixth sense? if they process information faster than we do due to having less neurons and information has less distance to travel, ...

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by Xaphan
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Living in the Past
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