Floppy ears and spots are just a few of the genetic changes that come with tameness
Richard C. Francis
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Docile dairy cows don’t inspire a lot of respect or awe. But Stone Age people must have had a different view of Bessie’s ancestors, the aurochs. Males could weigh 1.5 metric tons, and hunting the aggressive beasts was perilous.
The taming of the auroch probably began with rounding up those animals that would tolerate