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Veterinary Medicine and Animal Keeping in Ancient India

@inproceedings{Somvanshi2006VeterinaryMA,
  title={Veterinary Medicine and Animal Keeping in Ancient India},
  author={Ramesh Somvanshi},
  year={2006}
}
Domestication of dogs, buffaloes (?), elephants, and fowls occurred in India between 6000 and 4500 BC. Strong archaeological evidence is available for existence of an advanced civilization in Mohenjo-daro, Harappa (now in Pakistan) and certain other places in northern India around 2500 BC. The people of these civilizations had both humped and humpless cows, buffaloes, elephants, goats, fowl, etc. Cattle husbandry was well developed during the Rigvedic period (1500–1000 BC) and the cow (Kamdhenu… Expand
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