Monday, 15 February 2016

ARTICLE: Leopard Cats May Have Been Domesticated Back in Ancient China

A new study by a group of French scientists have discovered catlike fossils that may prove that the wild leopard cats were domesticated more than 5,000 years ago in Ancient China. The modern cat or the Felis catus is known to have descended from the native wildcat found in the Middle East and Southwest Asia, but researchers suggest that a second type of cat acted as pets of ancient Chinese farmers.


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