8 Domestication_2009

8 Domestication_2009 - Domestication Two distinct processes...

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Unformatted text preview: Domestication Two distinct processes - one is cultural and the other is biological Biological process resembles a form of genetic selection in that the parent animal (first one domesticated) becomes isolated from the wild population. This results in inbreeding and genetic drift from its wild ancestors Domestication Cultural process involves changes in how the animal becomes included in the social structure of the human societies. It others words, what role does it play in its interactions with humans. Domestication Concepts Domestication is really a form of Symbiosis (All conditions of permanent living- together of two different species) Domestication Concepts Symbiosis involves can occur via a number of ways These are referred to as Guest / Host interactions Guest is the subordinate partner and the Host is the dominant partner Domestication Concepts Perfect symbiosis occurs when both partners derive benefits, without suffering or domination of or by one of the partners In other words, both are equal This is very rare Symbiotic Relationships Feeding Perfect Symbiosis Taming Scavenging Domestication Robbing Social Parasitism Host Initiated Guest Initiated Domestication Hypotheses Dmitry Belyaev proposed a...
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