Photo: Ancient Manure May Be Earliest Proof of Horse Domestication



Horses tethered to a corral fence in Painseville, Ohio, seem to watch as a cowboy practices a riding stunt.

Traces of animal manure and horse bones found in a remote 5,600-year-old village in Kazakhstan could be the earliest known evidence of horse domestication, researchers say.

Photograph by Randy Olson/NGS


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