Bos primigenius


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  • noun

Synonyms for Bos primigenius

large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox

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Breeds of large cattle which most closely resemble Bos primigenius, such as Highland cattle and the white Maremma breed from Italy, are being bred with each other in a technique known as "back-breeding".
These results may support the hypothesis that Hanwoo breed had not been originated from a crossbred between Bos primigenius in Europe and Bos indicus in India, however, North Eastern Asian cattle breeds might be had separate domestication from the European and African Bos taurus followed by the small extents of Bos indicus influx (Mannen et al.
The skull, of which only the frontal bone and the horn cores were preserved, was found to be of a female aurochs, Bos primigenius.
bones cut- broken of marks bones animals aurochs, Bos primigenius skull cranium 1 1 -- 1 4 spinal column vertebra thoracalis 5 2 -- 2 1-4 costa 7 2 3 2 1-4 foreleg scapula 2 2 -- 1 1-4 humerus 1 1 1 1 1-4 carpus 10 -- -- 1 1 metacarpus 2 2 2 1 1 phalanx 1 1 1 -- 1 4 phalanx 2 1 1 -- 1 2 phalanx 3 3 -- -- 2 2 and 4 hind leg tibia 2 -- 2 1 1 astragalus 2 -- -- 1 1 calcaneus 2 2 -- 1 1 other tarsus 5 -- -- 1 1 metatarsus 2 2 2 1 1 phalanx 1 1 -- -- 1 1 phalanx 2 3 -- -- 2 1 and 4 phalanx 3 2 -- -- 2 1 and 4 lower part of foreleg or hind leg sesamoidea 9 -- -- 1 1-4 phalanx 3 1 -- -- 1 3 total 62 16 10 4 red deer, Cervus elaphus costa 1 1 1 1 TABLE 3.
History of the aurochs Bos primigenius Bojanus in Hungary).