Re: This used to be on disease and immunity
Sun, 07 Jul 1996 09:32:29 -0700

>>The North American Bison. They are commonly raised for food.

Another North American animal which I think is considered to be recently
domesticated is the alligator. In South America, try the giant capabara
(Venezuela) and the guinea pig (Peru).

>>Another example (worldwide) is the Ostrich. I believe there are efforts
>>to domesticate Eland.

Other recent domestications in Africa are the oryx, the impala, and the
grasscutter or cane rat.

Worldwide, several species of deer have been domesticated, including the fallow
deer. Also, many animals have been domesticated for the pet industry, including