Ans224 Test 1 Review

Ans224 Test 1 Review - Animal Science 224 Study Guide What...

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Animal Science 224 Study Guide What do these terms mean? Opportunist – like crows, found a niche around human environment (can live in extremes) Mutualistic – specis that is wild but interact with other species Domestic – animals from wild, and altered by handling reproduction Feral – domesticated animal that has been returned to natural state What do cats/dogs originate from? – miacids: tree dwelling, plantigrade Cats: viverines Dogs: miacines When did dogs first appear to be domesticated? 15,000 years ago What are some criteria used to determine origin of domesticated animals? Physical, ability to intermate, similar chromosome, gene homology How long ago was it expected that dogs stopped intermixing with wolves? 8,000 years ago (once livestock was prominent) Where was it expected that dogs were domesticated? East Asia Where did dingos arise from? – Migrated to Australia 5,000 years ago What are the three families of cats? – Felis – small cats – puma, mountain lion Pantera – leopard, lions, tigers Acinonoyx - cheetah Where and when were cats worshipped? Egypt, 4,500 years ago What are the possibilities of what cats were domesticated from? African wildcat – sylvestris lybica European wildcat – sylvestris sylvestris (probably from European) When did domestication of cats begin? 10,000 years ago What are some characteristics of mastiff type dogs? Lots of muscles: mastiffs, boxer, rottweiler What are some characteristics of wolf-like dogs? Wolf-like, erect ears, curling tails, (sled dogs, asian lap dogs, basenjis) What are the 7 groups of the AKC? Working, sporting, hound, terrier, non=sporting, herding, toy What are some examples from each? Toy – Japanese chin, cavalier kin charles, pug, Pomeranian, Working – malamute, mastiffs, saint Bernard, doberman Sporting – spaniels, retrievers, poiners Herding – collies, corgi, sheepdogs, Terrier – west, kerry blue, bull, airdale Hound – beagle, bassett, Rhodesian ridgeback, greyhound, hounds Non=working – dalmation, poodle, chow chow, bulldog, boston terrier, shar-pei What are coat colors common to dogs? Basic colors, sable, merle, ticking, brindle, splashed, pinto/piebald, bringaling, black with tan points Give a description of each Sable – black tipped hairs, overlaid on different colors (usually lighter) Merle – produces irregular dark blotches against light background Ticking – presence of small areas with dark hairs interspersed with lighter colors hairs over coats Brindle – coat w/ black or dark hairs interspersed with lighter hairs in stripedish pattern Pinto/piebald – irregular colored patches on white background What are the basic cat coat colors? Bicolor, calicos, tabby (mackerel, blotched, classic, ticked), tortoiseshell
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course ANSCI 224 taught by Professor Ellinwood during the Spring '07 term at Iowa State.

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