Fun Fact: Domesticated Silver Fox Experiment

Fun facts about evolution

In 1959 Soviet scientist Dmitry Konstantinovich Belyaev started an experiment to domesticate a silver fox like how many scientists believe humans did the same to wolves which later became dogs. After decades of work, the foxes started changing little by little, and became dog-like. The project successfully created the domesticated silver fox, which were tame enough for Russia to later give away some as pets when the project faced funding issues.

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