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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By lining up the DNA from the ancient and modern horses, the researchers concluded that Przewalski's horse is a separate, truly wild species that split sometime between 38,000 and 72,000 years ago from the lineage that led to domestic horses.
In the 1980s, when the number of Przewalski's horses bred in captivity reached 500, experts started reintroduction programs.
Jan and Inge Bouman created a foundation for the preservation of Przewalski's horses.
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.
Either ancestral horses had extra chromosomes, as Przewalski's horse does, which later fused to form a single chromosome in the domestic horse, or ancestral horses had a big, domestic-looking chromosome that later broke to make the Przewalski's extra chromosomes, Wade says.
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