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Old 06-01-2016, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Blue Blistering Barnacle View Post
Wild animals can be "tamed". Domesticated animals are just generally more tractable and responsive to training; they are born "tamer". Compare zebra and horses.
Actually, zebras and wild horses are different from the get go. See Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond who makes the point that Africa had the unfortunate luck of having zebras, which can't be domesticated.