The Global History of the Texas Longhorn (video) University of Texas at Austin Loading video... Caption The study of the genome of the Texas Longhorn and related breeds, animated here, tells a fascinating global history of human and cattle migration. It traces back through Christopher Columbus' second voyage to the New World, the Moorish invasion of Spain and the ancient domestication of the aurochs in the Middle East and India. Credit Animation by Marianna Grenadier Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.