The researchers argue that the domestication of wild animals began with the wolf. Then we went to goats, pigs, cows, cats, chickens… All of these actions occurred thousands of years ago, and all animals gained not so much – no more than fifty animals. Recently, however, began to appear unusual hybrids that settle in our apartments.
Peculiarities of the national lesovodstvo
Some people find it disturbing. Not that much – in the end, from the Mercantile point of view, so to speak, for food and other things, to tame something and not someone. But if for the sake of entertainment, why not try it? And the first animals domesticated in our time and just for fun, turned out to be a Fox.
Yes, Heather, forest minx managed to tame, to domesticate. That is, to breed, which initially recognizes the person as a friend.
Epic domestication of foxes began in the USSR in Novosibirsk in the late 1950s and continues (already breeding ready, so to say, converts human friends) to this day in the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of a name of academician D. K. Belyaev. Based on Fox, but now there are “classic” red. They say that the domesticated foxes you can even to tray to tame, and such a smell from them, as from the wild. Continue reading