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name for the ruminant mammals of the genus Bos, and particularly those of the domesticated species, Bos taurus and B. indica. The term oxen, broadly used, refers also to closely related animals, such as the buffalo and the bison.
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aurochs

a recently extinct member of the cattle tribe, Bos primigenius, that inhabited forests in N Africa, Europe, and SW Asia. It had long horns and is thought to be one of the ancestors of modern cattle
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Auroch is focused on five prospecting license, which have been applied for, in Namibia which are highly prospective for lithium.
As mentioned above they identified unique African cattle autosomal background, which may have originated from local auroch introgression.
But Stone Age people must have had a different view of Bessie's ancestors, the aurochs. Males could weigh 1.5 metric tons, and hunting the aggressive beasts was perilous.
31in Length an auroch horn could reach, with a diameter of up to 8in 1.4 Weight in tons of the biggest auroch bulls before extinction in 1627
A Dutch group called Stichting Taurus is using back breeding to revive the auroch. The massive species of cattle (six feet tall at the shoulder and weighing more than a ton) once roamed throughout Europe; its likeness appears on the cave paintings at Lascaux.
There were great joints of aurochs roasted with leeks, venison pies chunky with carrots, bacon and mushrooms, mutton chops sauced in honey and cloves, savory duck, peppered boar, goose, skewers of pigeon and capon, beef-and-barley stew, cold fruit soup.
You're welcome to come along and also handle some original bones of an auroch, bison and giant deer.
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The dozens of varieties of cattle raised today are all derived from the now-extinct auroch, which was used both for food and as a beast of burden from ancient times until the 17th century.
In a game that was something of a concluding complement to Corwin's efforts on Auroch's Library, International Master Irina Krush and Grandmaster Robert Hess manipulated 36 serpentine chess pieces, ranging in size from 8 to 20 inches, atop a 16-square-foot chessboard, all designed by Corwin.