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In ancient times, wildcats were fierce carnivorous hunters. And unlike dogs, who have undergone centuries of selective breeding, modern cats are genetically very similar to ancient cats. How did these solitary, fierce predators become our sofa sidekicks? Eva-Maria Geigl traces the domestication of the modern house cat.
Lesson by Eva-Maria Geigl, directed by Chintis Lundgren.
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TED-Ed, . (2021, August 23). The history of the world according to cats - Eva-Maria Geigl. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2621/the-history-of-the-world-according-to-cats---eva-m/
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TED-Ed, . "The history of the world according to cats - Eva-Maria Geigl." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Aug 2021. Web. 29 Sep 2021.