Przewalski's horse

Taxonomic Name: 
Equus ferus przewalskii

Conservation Status:
Endangered (IUCN)

 Grasses and other plants

Size: Height at shoulder: 120 - 140 cm 

Weight: 200 - 350 kg

Group Name: Herd

Longevity in the Wild: Approximately 20 years

Fun Fact: The Przewalski's horse was extinct in the wild until recently when two populations were successfully reintroduced to Mongolia using animals from international captive breeding programs. All of today's wild Przewalski's horses are descended from 14 animals once held in zoos.

You can find the Zoo's Przewalski's horse in the Grasslands area as you enter the Zoo!

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