P 2 Pigeons , Domestication of 3


8 Domesticated from the rock pigeon (Columba 9 livia), the domestic pigeon is an Old World 10 pigeon that, along with over 300 other pigeon 11 and dove species, comprises the family 12 Columbidae, in the order Columbiformes. 13 Although fossil evidence suggests that rock 14 pigeons evolved in Southern Asia, today the nat15 ural habitats of the wild rock… (More)