Will most of the species that survive on earth in a thousand years time
Laurie Knight <>
Will most of the species that survive on earth in a thousand years time be domesticated?
Peter Shute <>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:34:34 +0000
If the ultimate test for fox domestication is that you can walk them off leash,
I can see how this is going to end up.
"here was a fox like Pushinka, who was so much like a dog that she came when
her name was called and could be let out on the farm without a leash."
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> On 17 Jul 2017, at 6:55 pm, Laurie Knight <> wrote:
> The article "How We Really Tamed the Dog: A daring experiment builds a new
> tame species in just 60 years.”
> http://nautil.us/issue/50/emergence/how-we-really-tamed-the-dog describes the
> domestication of foxes in Russia.
> Given the nature of humanity and it’s relationship with the environment,
> there is a strong possibility that there will be little or no wilderness left
> on earth at the turn of the next millennium.
> Is it possible that the only species that will survive the Anthropocene will
> be the ones that live in association with humans?
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