Genetic study traces horse domestication to Russia

| | May 11, 2012
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A genetic study of horses across Eastern Europe and Central Asia has traced the domestication of one of man’s most powerful animal allies to wide-open grasslands shared by southwest Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, researchers said.

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