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Preface Acknowledgments Part I: General Aspects 1 Why Study Domestication? 2 Domestication Defined 3 Approaches to the Study of Domestication 4 Pre-adaptations for Domestication Part II: Genetic Mechanisms Influencing Domestication 5 Inbreeding 6 Genetic Drift 7 Artificial Selection 8 Natural Selection in Captivity 9 Relaxation of Natural Selection Part III: Variation Under Domestication 10 Genetic Variability and Behavior 11 Morphological and Physiological Traits Part IV: Adaptation to the Biological Environment 12 Feeding and Drinking 13 Predation, Infectious Diseases and Parasites 14 Interactions with Humans 15 Social Environment Part V: Adaptation to the Physical Environment 16 Climate and Shelter 17 Use of Space Part VI: Behavioral Development, Feralization and Animal Welfare 18 Behavioral Development in Captive Animals 19 Reintroductions and Feralization 20 Welfare and Ethics References IndexLibrary of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Domestication, Animal behavior, Domestic animals