‘Domesticated’ explores how humans have altered animals

Floppy ears and spots are just a few of the genetic changes that come with tameness

Cave painting of aurochs

ANCIENT BEASTS  Aurochsthe ancestors of domestic cows, dominate this replica of a cave painting from Lascaux in southwestern France. How humans tamed these behemoths and brought them to the barnyard is one of the stories recounted in Domesticated.

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