The dog and the wolf share many similarities, but one did not rise from the other.
Only a relatively small number of animals have been brought into the lives of humans to serve a purpose of some sort. One of the earliest domesticated animals, the sheep, was an excellent choice for its job – providing wool and food. But why did we manage to tame it at all? According to evolutionary psychologist Jared Diamond, “domesticable … Continue reading Of sheep and bugs | Day 77