Przewalski’s horse

THE PRZEWALSKI’S HORSE,

is an endangered wild horse native to the Steppes of central Asia.

398px-Portrait_of_Przewalski's_Horse

Also known as the takhi, the Asian wild horse, the Dzungarian horse, and the Mongolian wild horse, the Przewalski’s horse came close to extinction in 1966 when the last was seen in the wild. However it has been reintroduced to its native habitat in Mongolia. As of 2011 there is an estimated free-ranging population of about 300 Przewalski’s horse in the wild.

Considered endangered by IUCN (International Conservation of Nature) there are dozaines of zoos worldwide that have the horses in small numbers.

for more information  check out this wikipedia page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Przewalski%27s_horse

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