AFP: Przewalski’s wild horses gallop back to life

Their galloping stocky, sandy-brown silhouettes inspired dreamy pre-historic cave paintings. Now, an ancient species known as Przewalski’s wild horse has narrowly avoided extinction thanks to zoos worldwide and is cautiously being re-introduced to its homeland on the vast Mongolian steppe. In charge of keeping the world genealogy book for this rare species, the Prague zoo has played a key role in this historic homecoming. “Three mares and one stallion have been acclimatising in the Mongolian province of Khomiin Tal since June,” said zoo director Miroslav Bobek. To read the full article, click herePrzewalski’s wild horses gallop back to life

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