Domesticated: Evolution in a Man-Made World
Publish date: 2015-05-25
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
This book and I got off to a rocky start because I didn't really learn anything new in the chapter about foxes and then I got a little overwhelmed by all the dog breeds and landraces in the dog chapter. Each chapter focuses on either a single domesticated (or somewhat tamed) animal or related groups...
Extremely interesting, beautifully written book about the domestication of animals - dogs, cats, cattle, camels, reindeer, rodents, sheep, goats, horses and humans. Author anecdotes are kept to a minimum and when included are actually relevant to the science being discussed. Now the author just ne...