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    domesticated, as believed, roughly 15,000 years ago, the event (or events) would have coincided with a large expansion in human territory and the development of agriculture. This has led some biologists to suggest one of the forces that led to the domestication of dogs was a shift in human lifestyle in the form of established human settlements. Permanent settlements would have coincided with a greater amount of disposable food and would have created a barrier between wild and anthropogenic…

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    The Paleolithic Era is a duration of time from 2,600,000 million years ago lasting to 10000 years ago. The Paleolithic Era is known as the Old Stone Age, which comes from the words meanings. The word Paleo means old and the word Lithic means stone.The Paleolithic Era is a duration of time that is known as the Old Stone Age. Paleolithic people lived in small organizations that consisted of up to about fifty people. The people that lived in these organizations were nomads and hunter and…

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    Introduction By the year 2010, there were only one billion cars globally. Transportation for humans began with walking. After the domestication of animals donkeys, camels, and horses were used for transportation. Animals and the invention of the wheel led to carriages which then led to trains. Since then, transportation has evolved with new technology which has created cars, ships, and flight. Through years of development, transportation has greatly affected life. As the world continues to…

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    The article, “The Genetic Architecture of Domestication in Animals” by Dominic Wright talks about the diversity in domesticated animals. The contrast between domesticated animals and their wild counterparts are their genetic makeup. The genes have changed over the years due to evolution, adaptation, and inbreeding. The author explores the question if the clusters in the genome represent the pleiotropic effects or if the clusters are actually linked clusters. Dominic Wright states that the…

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    Addressing Animal Welfare

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    standpoint, one must cease to dismiss the history of animal domestication over the millennia. More specifically, felines and canines have been bred and domesticated over anthropological history to be our workers, our companions, and even our teachers. From the symbolic standpoint,…

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    Patriarchal- a society dominated by men. Egalitarian- a society based on the belief of equality of all people. Pastoralism- a society whose primary practice is herding of animals. Hunter and Gatherers- humans who obtain all of their food by hunting animals and gathering edible plants. Venus figurines- statuettes that portray women with exaggerated reproductive organs to represent fertility. Specialization of labor- the division of labor/jobs to produce large numbers of goods in a shorter…

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    Domestication of pigs started many years ago. There are still wild pigs out there called the wild boar. Domesticated pigs now a days are on farms everywhere, some even living in the homes of people. A pig pretty much eats anything so they are a fairly easy animal to care for. Pigs come in all different breeds and sizes and colors. “Pigs are mammals with stocky bodies, small eyes, and flat snouts”(Bradford). The domestic pig is also known as the Sus Scrofa Domesticus or Sus Domesticus. Their…

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    As Western Europe, Africa, and the Americas began forming contacts with each other, social and economic transformations occurred all throughout the Atlantic world in 1492 to 1750. Most of these social interactions began when Italian explorer Christopher Columbus tried to reach India going west but instead is credited for opening up the Americas for European colonization. Columbus unknowingly arrived in the New World, and the implications were profound for both the Natives and the Europeans.…

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    The Roots of Inequality Worldwide 600 million children are living in extreme poverty, over 3 billion people live on less than 2.50 dollars a day. How is this possible? How did the world become so unequal? The answer lays in our agriculture, our animals, and our ability to grow and conquer. The people of Papua New Guinea are extremely under-developed, why? Because they live in such a wet and unforgiving climate, that they are constantly in search for food. Their main food source? Sago, a…

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    and the factors leading to deaths. Understanding demography is very important for our current and future health needs. Domestication- Domestication is the taming of living organisms at a genetic level to benefit humans. When an organism is domesticated, it loses its ability to live in the wild. Animals may be domesticated to be a pet or to be used for work. For example, horses are domesticated to work on farms and cats are domesticated to be…

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