Domesticating the Aurochs

It might be May now, but Brian Thomas is still posting about things from late March. Today’s science ‘news’ comes from a press release from the UCL, DNA traces cattle back to a small herd domesticated around 10,500 years ago. Brian’s article – apparently written when the news was fresh, but not published until now – is Study Finds DNA Clues to Cattle Origins.

To kill the suspense before the fold, yes he completely ignores the 10,500 years part. Given that, then, this makes a very good example of creationist selective reading, reporting, and belief when it comes to science.

Illustration of an aurochs (pre-domesticated cattle) bull, a human, and an aurochs cow, from DFoidl of WMCommons Continue reading