Visual Timeline: Animal Husbandry

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12000 BCE: Domestication of dogs and cats.
 
 
7700 BCE: First domesticated wheats in the Fertile Crescent.
 
 
7000 BCE: Domestication of goats.
 
 
7000 BCE: A decline in the finds of gazelle bones suggest that domesticated animals were eaten more frequently due to a depletion of wild game.
 
 
6700 BCE: Domestication of sheep.
 
 
6500 BCE: Domestication of pigs.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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