- Europe's largest mammal the auroch is being re-created through selective breeding
- Fourth generation herds in pilot projects around Europe
- Keystone herbivore could restore failing ecosystems and save other species
(CNN)Our ancestors learned to respect the auroch, and immortalized them in pre-historic cave paintings.
The earliest cows were mighty beasts that stood almost as tall as elephants, with lean, powerful frames and fearsome horns that would make a hunter think twice.