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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Today 1500 Przewalski horses remain alive, almost all in zoos, the last descendents of just 13 animals.
A third generation of Przewalski horses is being born at TAKH's French reserve, Le Villaret, bringing the herd to 55 animals.
In preparing for the reintroduction of Przewalski horses to Mongolia "from France--the first stage began in September 2004--it became clear to Feh that the animal's long-term survival needed to involve the local nomads, whose fast-growing herds of goats and sheep are overgrazing the steppe grassland.
Ultimately, it is expected that these Przewalski horses will breed and help to restore their presence on the Orenburg steppes for many generations to come.
The Wilds, the National Zoo and ITG hope to make Przewalski horses a flagship species for restoring an ecological balance in Mongolia.
Results also revealed there is a rare and venomous Montpellier snake being kept at North Wales Raptor and Reptile Sanctuary in Ruthin, as well as six Przewalski horses stabled in the town, a rare and endangered subspecies native to central Asia, specifically China and Mongolia.
Przewalski horses are today's closest link to the prehistoric forefathers of modern horses.
Przewalski horses -- the world's rarest breed -- have been introduced to North Wales
Restrictions affecting the giraffe house and the area surrounding the Przewalski horses enclosure are to be lifted, now Britain has been declared disease-free.