Are Dogs 'Kids?': Owner-dog relationships share striking similarities to parent-child relationships People have an innate need to establish close relationships with other people. But this natural bonding behavior is not confined to humans: many animals also seem to need relationships with others of their kind. For domesticated animals the situation is even more complex and pets may enter deep relationships not only with conspecifics but also with their owners. Scientists have investigated the ...
June 21, 2013 - Science Daily
Zombies strong, scary and relentless If you assumed zombies have gone the way of Frankenstein — as once terrifying things now domesticated through repetition and familiarity — see what you think after the first 10 minutes of "World War Z."
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Mark Gerstein in International Herald Tribune Furthermore, it shows how the diversity in the gene pool can be maintained and developed in non-obvious ways - eg through the interbreeding of domesticated animals and wolves,Gerstein said.
Amitabh Bachchan in Reuters.uk Asked what it was that impressed him about Rai, Bachchan told the NDTV news channel: "I think she's a lot simpler than what is made out of her. She's a very simple girl, very traditional. She's also very domesticated."
Richard Blumenthal in MSNBC Wild animals belong in the wild -- their natural habitat or sanctuaries, not suburban homes. No matter how domesticated they may seem, they remain highly dangerous -- driven by natural instinct to destroy or disable any perceived threat,...