Few manage to tame wild animals. Scientists say that the majority of wild species do not get along with people, because it's in their genetic code.
Daisy Mae - dwarf Vietnamese potbellied pig - lazily lounging in a chair, like a hostess. This home favorite has become a full member of the family of West St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
And this is a picture showing the experiment, conducted on the dog at Duke University. The aim of the experience was to establish the degree of interaction with the human animal. Under the plastic bucket hidden food that the animal can not smell the smell. One of the men, pointing his finger at the bucket, for a long time to feed the animals and take care of him, while the second - a stranger. Whose clue dog react?
Norwegian red cow napping on a mat on a small dairy farm cooperative in Lillehammer, Norway. Laws on improving living conditions for animals here require farmers to provide "soft coating" in which cows need to lie down. Here's an example of caring for our smaller brothers demonstrates the Norwegian government.
The two extremes. Both chicks for eight weeks old. But as we see the difference in their size and weight - on the face. This pair demonstrates the effectiveness of large-scale cultivation techniques rocks geneticists Paul Siegel and Virginia Tech. "We only use artificial selection as a tool to emulate natural selection. We just gipertrofiruem it ».
Unbelievable pets. Lyudmila Trut and other members of the Institute of Cytology of Novosibirsk needed to grow several generations of foxes that make these animals the same friendly towards humans household pets, like dogs.
Crucial moment. In this photo we see the two wolves and wolf dog hybrid (on the steps of the trailer), which is going to be transported from the nursery wolves born in captivity, to demonstrate at the Research Institute. This is truly a turning point in the development of new breeds of dogs.
Sarah Davies from West St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, lying on the couch with his pig Daisy Mae. When local officials said Sarah and her roommate Anthony Dzhastramu that they can not keep at home blind Vietnamese potbellied pig weighing 70 kg, the couple wrote a petition to eleven pages to lift the ban. Numerous studies confirm that the person has cognitive and emotional connection with the dogs. Does the same thing with regard to pigs, is not yet known.
All hen hen. Wild red birds living in the jungle, huddled together. Photo taken in Statsboro, Georgia. Several representatives of the breed were brought here in the early 60s from the central part of India. These birds - the last of its kind in the genetic sense. As soon as people continue to colonize the wild lands of South Asia, these birds crossed with domestic hens, contaminating their genotype. According to scientists, this endangered species is the ancestor of domestic chickens.
The evil from birth. These brown rat are angry because of the flash. This is 73 Generation of rats bred specifically changing their genetic code so that they are hostile to man. Scientists from Novosibirsk and Germany compared the rat genome to DNA aggression "friendly" rats to calculate the relationship between the genetic code and behavior.
Come on, take me home. Stray cats roam the streets of Baltimore. It is believed that the wild cats are the only animals that have domesticated themselves. They were attracted by rodents, bothered by early agricultural settlements. House cats first appeared about 10 thousand years ago.
Ancient communication. Woman milking mare in Kogershin village in southern Kazakhstan. Recent archaeological studies have shown that the people of the Eurasian steppes Botha was the first who managed to tame horses. The first domestic horses appeared 5500 years ago.
Nine-year-old boy named Keegan Paget from the Indian State of Fear shows its six-month horned Dorset sheep named Maw. Today there are more than 200 breeds of domestic sheep - the result of more than 10 thousand years of selective breeding.
Valuable species. In the State of Fear, India presents a wide variety of breeds of sheep, bred for many 10 thousand years.
Valuable species. This is the real color of the animal.
Valuable species. Katahdin sheep breed.
Valuable species. Rural North Cheviot.
Valuable species. Another Katahdin.
Progress does not stand still. In the same Indian state of growing goats. In the photo we see only part of the variety of species that are grown here. Each breed goats have special qualities that farmers prefer a particular type of animal.
Farmers of Britain bring their sheep in the Scottish Agricultural College in Edinburgh, where a special scanner to determine the "quality of the carcasses" of the living animal. This technology helps to select the best specimens for breeding.
Do not hide. Spotted color - a distinctive feature of pets. Among the wildlife of the animal can not be found, because the large black and white spots do not allow to hide from predators. But people have deliberately chosen a color to easily distinguish between a pet was in the background of pastures or bushes.
Dog life. Alice - one of the two Novosibirsk fox lives in a luxurious house near St. Petersburg. She quietly gets on with his people-owners, as well as the Labrador, who also lives here.