Difference between revisions of "12th Century animals"

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*[[hare]]s
 
*[[hare]]s
 
*[[peasant]], [[peacock]], etc - birds for eating  (wild or some farmed?)
 
*[[peasant]], [[peacock]], etc - birds for eating  (wild or some farmed?)
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===semi-wild animals===
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*[[ferret]]s -- later, wild polecats were somewhat domesticated, enough that they could be sent down a rabbit-burrow to kill the rabbit and, rather than eating it below ground, bring the corpse back to the surface for its owner
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*[[Bear]]s -- often used semi-tamed as wandering entertainment.  They were supposed to be able to be trained to "dance" to music (probably having been taught that if they didn't shuffle about while the music played, they would be beaten), and to fight with dogs (probably for gambling purposes).
  
 
==tame animals==
 
==tame animals==

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