Przewalski's Horse: The History and Biology of an Endangered Species

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Lee Boyd, Katherine A. Houpt
SUNY Press, 1994 - Nature - 313 pages
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Przewalski's horse has survived from the time of mammoths, and is the only living true horse besides those bred by humans. They are extinct in their natural habitat in China and Mongolia, but captive breeding has now produced enough of a population to begin reintroducing them to the wild. At this juncture, scientists, veterinarians, zoo managers, w
  

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Contents

The History of Przewalskis Horse
5
Morphology Habitat and Taxonomy
39
The Studbook
61
Genetic Studies of Przewalskis Horses
75
Population Biology
93
Nutrition and Feeding
115
Husbandry
131
Reproduction in the Przewalskis Horse
173
Activity Patterns
195
Social Behavior
229
Reintroduction
255
References
273
Contributors
301
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Lee Boyd is Assistant Professor of Biology in the Department of Biology at Washburn University.

Katherine A. Houpt, V.M.D. is Professor of Physiology at Cornell University.

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