Przewalski's horse


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Przewalski's horse

a primitive dun-colored pony with a dark dorsal stripe and zebra markings on the legs, 12.1 to 14 hands high. Called also Mongolian wild horse.
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Przewalski's horse. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
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Caption: Przewalski's horses (one shown in Mongolia) are the last truly wild species of horse, a new study of ancient DNA suggests.
Boyd solved several problems to help Przewalski's horses live much as they would in the wild.
Boyd says that there are 122 Przewalski's horses living wild again in Hustai National Park of Mongolia.
Three Przewalski's horses -- only ever seen in zoos and cave paintings -- are being grazed on a patch of land in Clocaenog Forest.
There are over 1, 500 Przewalski's horses in the world today -- all bred from just 13 surviving animals.
The first Przewalski's horses to be seen in Wales arrived at the Welsh Mountain Zoo, Colwyn Bay, in 1968.
Three Przewalski's horses are being grazed on a 12-acre paddock on the site of an former Neolithic/Iron Age settlement in Clocaenog Forest -- an ideal way to manage a sensitive site
In the 20th century, hunting brought Przewalski's horses to the verge of extinction.
In the 1980s, when the number of Przewalski's horses bred in captivity reached 500, experts started reintroduction programs.
China and Mongolia are the only two countries that have successively released Przewalski's horses into the wild.
Przewalski's horses historically live on grasslands that are now part of China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region and Mongolia.
Wild Przewalski's horses went extinct in the mid-20th century.