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The aurochs that humans once painted on caves, for example, and later domesticated into modern cattle, is long since extinct—but feral cattle run wild from Hawaii to Hong Kong.
Extinction aside, the aurochs appears to be thriving.
Horses, aurochs (ancient bison), woolly mammoths and rhinoceroses were also around.
Goderie now has about 500 animals at various stages of becoming modern-day aurochs.
The aurochs, like the one found on the limestone slab, is a common theme in Aurignacian art, including at Chauvet Cave, which contains the oldest known figurative art in the world.
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