The surprising links between human milk and the wild
Nine out of every 10 glasses of raw milk produced in the world come from domestic cattle. The remaining one is sourced primarily from goats, buffaloes, sheep, and camels. Less commonly, humans consume the milk of a menagerie of domesticated and semi-domesticated ungulates, such as alpaca, elk, llama, moose, musk ox, and yak.
Altogether, global dairy operations produce some 700 million tons of milk each year. But there is, of course, one more species missing from this list of milk providers: our own.
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