What Was The First Bird To Be Domesticated?

Mostly everyone assumes that chickens were the first bird to be domesticated. But were they?

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Swan goose (Anser cygnoides). (CC BY SA)

It is often argued that taming wildlife and keeping them in captivity was our most consequential accomplishment because these animals provided a steady and secure source of critically important resources and services —…

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