Anyone here seen the latest "National Geographic Magaine"?
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|Wed, 02-23-2011 - 10:43am|
There's a fascinating article called "Taming the Wild" (it's actually the cover article) where this Russian geneticist is working at domesticating foxes! And being successful! http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/03/taming-wild-animals/ratliff-text
They are looking for the "gene" or complext of genes, more likely, that allows some animals to be domesticated (meaning that offspring are naturally domesticated --- not tamed like circus animals whose offspring are as wild as their ancestors)...