Behavioral Aspects of Animal Domestication

  title={Behavioral Aspects of Animal Domestication},
  author={E. Price},
  journal={The Quarterly Review of Biology},
  pages={1 - 32}
  • E. Price
  • Published 1984
  • Biology
  • The Quarterly Review of Biology
  • Since the survival and well-being of humankind is so inextricably bound to our domestic animals and plants, it is important that we understand the domestication process and its biological consequences. The objective of this review is to discuss available information on the biological basis of animal domestication, with particular emphasis on behavior. Domestication concerns adaptation, which is usually to a captive environment and which is achieved by some combination of genetic changes… CONTINUE READING
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