Two-Headed Calf Skull Replica


The Domestic Cow was domesticated around 10,500 years ago, modern cattle evolved from a single ancestor, the Aurochs. Cows are utilized around the world for their meat, milk, hooves and hides.

SKU: RS473


Two-Headed Calf Skull Replica is a Pathalogical 2-Part Skull, 1 Jaw. Two-Headed Calf Skull Replica is museum quality polyurethane resin cast. Made in USA. Our precise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum cow skull exhibit, home décor skull, or office décor skull.

Domestic Calf or Bos taurus, the domestic bovine, also commonly known as cow or cattle, can be found ranched worldwide as a source of food. In bovids, cow usually denotes a female.

However, in the case of domestic cattle, “cow” can be used to refer to both males and females. Bos taurus are grazers feeding on a variety of grains and vegetation. Bos taurus descended from the Aurochs, an ancient wild bovine from Asia and Europe. Remains of domesticated cattle have been found dating back to 6,500 B.C.

Domestic Calf or Bos taurus are large quadrupedal ungulate mammals with cloven hooves. Most breeds have horns, which can be as large as the Texas Longhorn or small like a scur. Careful genetic selection has allowed polled (hornless) Bos taurus to become widespread.

Domestic Calf or Bos taurus are commonly raised as livestock for meat, for milk, and for hides, which are used to make leather. Domestic Calf or Bos taurus are used as riding animals and draft animals (oxen or bullocks, which pull carts, plows and other implements).

Another product of Bos taurus is their dung, which can be used to create manure or fuel. In some regions, such as parts of India, cattle have significant religious meaning. Cattle, mostly small breeds such as the Miniature Zebu, are also kept as pets.

Around 10,500 years ago, cattle were domesticated from as few as 80 progenitors in central Anatolia, the Levant and Western Iran. There are approximately 1.5 billion cattle in the world as of 2018. In 2009, cattle became one of the first livestock animals to have a fully mapped genome.

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Weight 7 lbs
Domestic Calf Facts

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Bovinae
Genus: Bos
Species: B. taurus
Binomial name: Bos taurus