Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The Domestication of Zebras

I found a really good article on a proposed approach to domestication of wild species of animals. Attempts to domesticate zebras have failed, but some scientists think they found a way, which would involve selecting the animals based on the presence of a gene responsible for tameness.

Read the full article: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20427281.500-my-little-zebra-the-secrets-of-domestication.html?full=true

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