domestic animal

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When we look to the hereditary varieties or races of our domestic animals and plants, and compare them with species closely allied together, we generally perceive in each domestic race, as already remarked, less uniformity of character than in true species.
The argument mainly relied on by those who believe in the multiple origin of our domestic animals is, that we find in the most ancient records, more especially on the monuments of Egypt, much diversity in the breeds; and that some of the breeds closely resemble, perhaps are identical with, those still existing.
But, in truth, Stevie moped in the striking fashion of an unhappy domestic animal.
The high wall surrounding the fields served as a protection against surprise by raiding green hordes, as well as keeping the savage banths and other carnivora from the domestic animals and the human beings upon the farms.
They wore, in fact, every indication of a most primitive people--a race which had not yet risen to the heights of agriculture or even the possession of domestic animals.
d'Orbigny has remarked, the increase in numbers of the carrion-vulture, since the introduction of the domestic animals, must have been infinitely great; and we have given reasons for believing that they have extended their southern range.
He took his way towards the slight pen which contained the domestic animals, worming himself along the ground in his former subtle and guarded manner.
I love even to see the domestic animals reassert their native rights--any evidence that they have not wholly lost their original wild habits and vigor; as when my neighbor's cow breaks out of her pasture early in the spring and boldly swims the river, a cold, gray tide, twenty-five or thirty rods wide, swollen by the melted snow.
The Veterinary Services Section will introduce its consultative and treatment services as well as awareness programmes in the field of domestic animal hygiene and training during the exhibition, which is considered to be one of the biggest gathering of owners and lovers of domestic animals and their training.
It is very rare to have a rabid domestic animal," said Derek S.
As an unusual and ethical Christmas gift, sponsor a big cat or bear at a nature reserve or a domestic animal at a sanctuary.
Under the Act, an owner of a domestic animal, or one which is not normally dangerous, is liable if the damage is caused by certain characteristics of the animal found at particular times or in particular circumstances.
If the owner of a dog deliberately encouraged it to attack and even kill a kitten or small domestic animal, he would be rightly prosecuted.
Dyfed-Powys Police said an excavation of the site in Llanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth, resulted in the "remains of a domestic animal being uncovered".
Appropriate for both farmers and veterinarians, this animal science textbook describes domestic animal social structures, behavior development, learning, cognition, parent-offspring relationships, and sexual behavior.
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