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Przewalski's Horse

(engl: Przewalski's Horse)

Saved from extinction!

The Przewalski's Horse is the ancestor of all domestic horse breeds. Originally, it was commonly found throughout Eurasia. Hunting and ever-expanding herds of pets have almost led to its extinction in the wild. They were last sighted sighted in the wild in 1968. Zoo breeding programs provide an insurance population to preserve the species from extinction. In 1992, reintroduction began in Mongolia.

All Horses are not the same

The Przewalski's Horse differs significantly from the domestic horse. Not only is it smaller and stockier, but their dark upright mane running to the tail is characteristic of the Przewalski Horse.

Przewalski-Pferd
Verbreitungsgebiet: Przewalski-Pferd
Verbreitungsgebiet: Przewalski-Pferd
Wissenschaftl. Name Equus ferus przewalski
Ordnung Perissodactyla
Familie Horses
Größe Schulterhöhe 145 cm
Gewicht bis 350 kg
Fortpflanzung Tragzeit 11 Monate, 1 Jungtier
Verbreitung formerly Eurasia
Lebensraum steppes
Nahrung Herbs, Grasses, Branches, Foliage
Bestand resettled in the wild

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