What is the difference is between wild and domesticated animals?
Wild animals typically provide for themselves. Domesticated animals are provided for by humans.
Albinism is rare among wild animals but quite common among some domesticated species. What factors might account for this difference?
How can an archaeologist tell the difference between the bones of wild animals compared to domesticated animals?
There are differences between the bones of domesticated animal species and their wild ancestors, so depending on how much is preserved it is possible to work out if an animal was domesticated. As a general rule domesticated animals have been changed by humans through selective breeding to have characteristics which suit human needs. Domesticated animals used for food are often much larger in terms of the meat they have on them, but may be bred…