AverageAmericanGuy: Seems like it might be better to just use this little kitten as breeding stock to create docile and friendly bobcat pets.
Chinchillazilla: PonceAlyosha: SwiftFox: 12-16 fox generationsIt was way more that that. Foxes reach reproductive maturity fairly quickly, and the experiment went on for almost forty years. There were at least 30 generations, if I recall correctly.IIRC, they took on a lot of traits of domesticated dogs very quickly, though, probably on the time scale SwiftFox mentioned. Floppy ears, curly tails, and blue eyes are all apparently linked to the genes that make canines more docile. I'd like to see something similar done with bobcats, just out of curiosity, to be honest. I wonder how quickly you'd get a bobcat that insisted on sitting on the newspaper when you were trying to read it./do you even call a fox a canine? I guess it's a vulpine, but you know what I mean
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