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aurochs:

see cattlecattle,
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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Estudos com animais Bos primigenius taurus tem demonstrado que, ao se selecionar para aumento do marmoreio nas carcacas, ha a tendencia de aumento da gordura subcutanea e tambem da gordura de aparas (MCPHEE et al.
The first was that of the Rhinoceros and the Bos primigenius in the upper cave of the Pena de la Miel; it was doubtful whether humans had ever inhabited the cave at this time.
A analise do DNA do Bos primigenius da Europa mostrou que as sequencias sao filogeneticamente mais proximas dos atuais taurinos do que dos zebuinos.
Segundo Felius, Koolmees e Theunissen (37) do Bos primigenius existem apenas duas subespecies: o B.
These results may support the hypothesis that Hanwoo breed had not been originated from a crossbred between Bos primigenius in Europe and Bos indicus in India, however, North Eastern Asian cattle breeds might be had separate domestication from the European and African Bos taurus followed by the small extents of Bos indicus influx (Mannen et al.