Aurochs

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Aurochs
Temporal range: Frae early Pleistocene to
1627 (wild form) resp. Present (domestic form)
Aurochse.jpg
Moontit skelet o a bull foond in Vig, Denmark, Naitional Museum o Denmark

Extinct  (1627) (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Bovidae
Subfaimily: Bovinae
Genus: Bos
Species: B. primigenius
Binomial name
Bos primigenius
(Bojanus, 1827)
Subspecies

Wild:

domestic:

Bos primigenius map.jpg
Distribution o the three subspecies
Synonyms

The aurochs (pl. aurochs, or rarely aurochsen, aurochses), an aa urus, ure (Bos primigenius), is an extinct species o lairge wild cattle that inhabitit Europe, Asie, an North Africae. It is the auncestor o domestic cattle. The species survived in Europe till the last recordit aurochs dee'd in the Jaktorów Forest, Poland, in 1627.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Tikhonov, A. (2008). "Bos primigenius". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 5 Januar 2008.