Silk Road Cat Pushes Back Central Asia Domestication to 8th-century AD

July 10, 2020 - General
The remains of the cat fund in Kazakhstan. Source: Ashleigh Haruda / MLU

Archaeologists have found the well-preserved remains of a Silk Road cat buried in Kazakhstan that likely dates from the 8th century AD, and the evidence suggests this was a “well-loved pet cat.”

Source: origins

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