Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

The treaty Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora on international trade in rare animals was adopted in 1973, Continue reading

Ian Wilmut

Sir Ian Wilmut, OBE FRS FMedSci FRSE (born 7 July 1944) is an English biologist, embryologist and Chair of the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Continue reading

Polly The Sheep is Born

Polly, the human genetically engineered Poll Dorset sheep was born in July 1998 Continue reading

Dogs Have Always Been Man’s Best Friend

A genetic study found that dogs were the first domesticated animal as of 135,000 BCE. Continue reading

Discovery of First Horse Riding Bit

Archeologists David W. Anthony and Dorcas Brown of Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, USA Continue reading

Egyptian Tomb Painting Display an Animal Yoke

Egyptian tomb paintings depict a yoke animal harness dating back to 2000 BCE. Continue reading

Mesopotamia Domesticated Oxen for Agricultural Use

Early Mesopotamians domesticated ox and wild ass for agricultural work circa 3000 BCE. Continue reading

Greyhound Dog Coursing Club

The first greyhound dog coursing club was founded in 1776 in Swaffham, Norfolk, England. Continue reading

Domesticated chickens

In India some 5.000 years ago, chickens were domesticated. Continue reading

First dog show

At Newcastle upon Tyne, England, on June 28-29, 1859, two local sportsmen (the organizers) held a dog show, which only showcased hunting dog breeds. Continue reading