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Tuesday, 17 December 2013

5, 300 Year-Old, Subfossil Domestic Cats, China

5, 300 Year-Old, Subfossil Domestic Cats, China

How Humans Created Cats (Following the invention
of agriculture, one thing led to another, and ta da: the
world's most popular pet by R. J. Rosen, The Atlantic.

Cats May Have Been On Road To Domestication
In Chinese Farming Villages 5,300 Years Ago
By Roxanne Palmer, International Business Times,
December 16 2013

Cat domestication may date back more than 5,000
years, USA Today, December 16, 2013

Hu, Y., S. Hu , W. Wang, X. Wu, F. B. Marshall,
X. Chena, L. Hou, and C. Wang, 2013, Earliest
evidence for commensal processes of cat
domestication. Proceedings of the National
Academy of Sciences of the United States.
Published online before print December 16, 2013,
doi: 10.1073/pnas.1311439110 PNAS December
16, 2013.

Merry Christmas,

Paul H.