2012-01-11 Domestication

2012-01-11 Domestication - Patti cake Cats What they were...

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Patti cake Cats – What they were really saying http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3iFhLdWjqc
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The Origin of Dogs and Cats Dr. N. Matthew Ellinwood, D.V.M., Ph.D. January 12, 2012 IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
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How And Why Are Pets Able To Fill Their Roles?
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Which species is more intelligent, a chimpanzee or a domestic dog?
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The answer depends on what aspect of intelligence one is asking about. In some cases the dog is more “intelligent”.
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There is Something about Dogs
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Additional Books As Resources
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Objectives: Origins of Domestication Who, what, where, and how of domestication Taxonomy of the dog and cat Physical evidence Archeological evidence Recent DNA based evidence Mitochondrial DNA Nuclear DNA Y chromosome DNA Combined approaches Ancient DNA studies
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Terminology Wild Tame Opportunist Mutualistic Domestic Feral
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Taxonomical Classification Method of classifying the relationships of living organisms begun by Linnaeus Based on many different methods Systematized organization of Life In a state of flux Criteria used to determine groupings: physical/skeletal similarities ability to intermate - produce fertile offspring similarity of chromosomes gene homology Web resource http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/taxonomyhome.html/
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Classification of Dogs and Cats Kingdom - Metazoa Phylum – Chordata Class – Mammalia Order – Carnivora Family – Canidae Genus – Canis Species – Canis familiaris Family – Felidae Genus – Felis Species – Felis catus
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