The Przewalski's horse
bears the name of a Russian explorer of Polish origin, Nikolay Przewalski, who discovered in Mongolia and described the species in the 19th century.
The rapid demise of the reddish-brown Przewalski's Horse
, which used to roam the vast plains of western Mongolia and northern China, has been largely due to severe winters.
Mitochondrial control region and 12S rRNA variation in Przewalski's horse
Time budget-, behavioral synchrony- and body score development of a newly released Przewalski's horse
group (Equus ferus przewalskii), in the Great Gobi B strictly protected area in SW Mongolia.
2011: The Danger of Having All your Eggs in One Basket--Winter Crash of the Reintroduced Przewalski's Horses
in the Mongolian Gobi.
Named for the Russian colonel who led an expedition in 1881 that found them, Przewalski's horses
were extinct in the wild for decades until a captive breeding program reintroduced them to Mongolia in the mid-1990s.
In Mongolia, it features Hustain Nuruu National Park, home to Przewalski's horse
, the world's last remaining species of wild equine; exploring the habitat for Bactrian camels, Agali mountain sheep, goitered gazelle and Saker Falcons; the dunes known as the "Singing Sands," which emit a remarkable low-pitched groan when the surface is disturbed by the wind; a visit with a camel-herding family to take in the scenery on the back of a Bactrian camel; the Flaming Cliffs, rich with fossils and site of the 1923 discovery of the first nest of dinosaur eggs the world had ever seen; and the Gobi Desert at the Three Camel Lodge, named one of the "Top 50 Ecolodges" by National Geographic Adventure.
The Przewalski's Horse
, a type of wild horse from Central Asia, has come back from extinction after a successful breeding program in captivity.
It highlighted 64 mammal, bird and amphibian species that have improved in status, including three species that were extinct in the wild and have been re-introduced: the California Condor, the black-footed ferret in the United States and Przewalski's horse
Googling a runner Equus Ferus 6.15 Bellewstown Is the latin name for a wild horse - the ancestor of today's domestic animal - the species which is now completely made up of the rare and endangered Przewalski's horse
. The animals are native to the steppes of central Asia, specifically China and Mongolia, but became extinct in the wild in the 1960s before being reintroduced to Mongolia at several national parks.
The gastro-intestinal parasites community of the Przewalski's horse
, Equus przewalskii Poljakov, 1881, and the domestic horse in the Chernobyl exclusion zone.
(Equus caballus first appeared in Central Asia, probably as Przewalski's horse
Biodiversity; Przewalski's horse
, Edna's trillium, the giant squid, and over 1.5 million other species.
A number of other field conservation programs focusing on species ranging from white-winged wood ducks (Cairina scutulata) to Mexican wolves (Canis lupus baileyi) and Przewalski's horse
(Equus przewalski), taking place around the world, are under development and will be added to the site in the coming months.
Roughly 450 animals of eighty species indigenous to the woods of middle Europe live here: red deer, reindeer, wild boar, mules, bison, lynx, and Przewalski's horse
, a species that, without the Tierpark's help, would have died out long ago.