The argument mainly relied on by those who believe in the multiple origin of our domestic animals is, that we find in the most ancient records, more especially on the monuments of Egypt, much diversity in the breeds; and that some of the breeds closely resemble, perhaps are identical with, those still existing.
Not a single domestic animal can be named which has not in some country drooping ears; and the view suggested by some authors, that the drooping is due to the disuse of the muscles of the ear, from the animals not being much alarmed by danger, seems probable.
But, in truth, Stevie moped in the striking fashion of an unhappy domestic animal
She soon finished her eating, and having a consciousness that Clare was regarding her, began to trace imaginary patterns on the tablecloth with her forefinger with the constraint of a domestic animal
that perceives itself to be watched.
Do you see, Barbicane," said Michel, "we should have made a second Noah's ark of this projectile, and borne with us to the moon a couple of every kind of domestic animal
Dubai: The Veterinary Services Section of the Public Health Services Department of Dubai Municipality will participate in the Domestic Animals
Exhibition 2009, at Festival city on Saturday, February 21.
Washington, January 16 (ANI): Researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden say that the prime reason behind the bewildering diversity in coat colour among domestic animals
like pigs and dogs, as compared to their wild counterparts, appears to be the act of cherry-picking and actively selecting for rare mutations by humans.
The third updated edition of Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals
is a 'must' for any college-level collection strong in veterinary sciences as well as for practicing vets.
Now in an updated third edition, Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals
is an in-depth resource of scientific and practical information concerning the most effective ways to handle, hold, and restrain all sorts of animals from dogs and cats to mice, chickens, cattle, snakes, and even exotic creatures like tigers or elephants.
The outlet will offer more than 4,500 dedicated products for a host of domestic animals
College-level collections strong in vet science will find this third edition of a classic surgery text is essential to covering the basic techniques of any large animal surgery, and packs in illustrated, step-by-step techniques for a range of domestic animals
Two teams from Oxford and Cambridge - whose work is published in this week's Nature journal - believe it will mean similar cells could be obtained from domestic animals
and livestock to help medical research.