All posts tagged with cattle

Back-breeding aurochsen

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I was just talking in class today about how people want to back-breed aurochsen out of extinction. Here’s a new story about the idea, from the Telegraph:

A little rewilding

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Here’s a Reuters story about attempts to bring back aurochsen and introduce them to Britain. Aurochsen are now extinct in the wild, the last having died in 1...

Conservation by genomics

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This week’s Nature has a news article by Emma Marris about bison conservation and genomics. I’ve been very interested in cattle and bison as an example of in...

Dutch aurochsen 600 AD

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Not a big story, but nice reminder that some extinct megafauna were still with us in historic times: