Mystery of horse taming 'solved' by gene study

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Mystery of horse taming 'solved' by gene study

Post by NiceFarmer31 » Tue May 22, 2012 10:57 am

Horses were domesticated 6,000 years ago on the grasslands of Ukraine, southwest Russia and west Kazakhstan, a genetic study shows.

Domestic horses then spread across Europe and Asia, breeding with wild mares along the way, research published in the journal PNAS suggests.

The work, by a Cambridge University team, brings together two competing theories on horse domestication.

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Re: Mystery of horse taming 'solved' by gene study

Post by peg4x4 » Sun May 27, 2012 3:24 pm

Jane Aule put that theory forward in her "Clan of the Cave Bear" books..
"In the Spring,I have counted 136 different kinds of weather in 24 hours."
Mark Twain,who must'a been in Texas at the time

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