WONDER #1444: Why Can’t Every Animal Be a Pet?

Question 1 of 3

Training certain animals to be used as companions, workers, or food sources for human beings is called what?

  1. domestication
  2. companionization
  3. enslavement
  4. taming

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT an example of a domesticated species?

  1. dog
  2. cat
  3. sheep
  4. lion

Question 3 of 3

Individual wild animals that have been tamed through careful nurturing are often known as what?

  1. domesticated species
  2. exotic pets
  3. feral beasts
  4. humanoid pets

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