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Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
(Reguidit frae Bos primigenius)

Temporal range: Frae early Pleistocene to
1627 (wild form) resp. Present (domestic form)
Moontit skelet o a bull foond in Vig, Denmark, Naitional Museum o Denmark

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



Distribution o the three subspecies

The aurochs (pl. aurochs, or rarely aurochsen, aurochses), cried urus, ure (Bos primigenius) an aw, is an extinct species o muckle 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.


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  1. Tikhonov, A. (2008). "Bos primigenius". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 5 Januar 2008. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)