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Where did cows originate from?

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January 26, 2011 10:10PM

Prehistoric cattle may have originated in India millons of years ago. By about 2,588,000 to 12,000 BP, the cows had migrated to Europe, North Africa, and other areas of Asia. Today's cows belong to two species, wild cattle from Europe, and the humbacked cattle from Asia.