The Przewalski horse and restoration to its natural habitat in Mongolia
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The Przewalski horse and restoration to its natural habitat in Mongolia FAO/UNEP Expert Consultation held in Moscow, USSR, 29-31 May 1985. by

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English



  • Mongolia


  • Przewalski"s horse -- Mongolia -- Congresses.,
  • Animal introduction -- Mongolia -- Congresses.,
  • Mammals -- Mongolia -- Congresses.

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SeriesFAO animal production and health paper ;, 61
ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations., United Nations Environment Programme., FAO/UNEP Expert Consultation on Restoration of Przewalski Horse to Mongolia (1985 : Moscow, R.S.F.S.R.)
LC ClassificationsQL737.U62 P79 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 181 p. :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2479810M
ISBN 109251024413
LC Control Number87214346

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  The Przewalski Horse and Restoration to Its Natural Habitat in Mongolia/Pbn F (Fao Animal Production & Health Paper) by Not Available ISBN Author: Not Available. The Przewalski horse adaptation in Askania-Nova and reintroduction to Mongolia will entail: Stage I - – Establishment of Przewalski Horse Adaptation Centre in Askania-Nova. Allocation of funds, definition of legal and financial status. Fencing of ha of reserve steppe with mesh. The Przewalski horse introduction into its former habitat and restoration of its wild population can guarantee the future of the Przewalski horse, preserve conditions for natural genetic variability of this species and enrich the wildlife. It should be emphasized that this work will serve as a model for saving other zoological species.   Przewalski horse reintroduction program in Mongolia Since the s programs have been designed to reintroduce the Przewalski horse on its lands. The Przewalski Foundation for the Preservation and Protection of the Horse, established in the Netherlands in , brought the first animals to Mongolia in in the Khustai National Park.

The history of the Przewalski horse. The Przewalski horse, named after its rediscoverer, Colonel Nicolai Przewalski, is the last surviving truly wild horse. Together with other large grazers, wild horses were the natural inhabitants of the steppes that stretched from Europe deep into Asia. Prehistoric cave paintings bear witness to this. Mongolian Horses in snow by Marcel Langthim from Pixabay Mongolian Horse Habitat. The wild Mongolian horse historically wandered Asia’ steppes freely, including the border with China and the Gobi e an extremely dry climate, the Gobi region is home to many Mongolian animals who roam its many springs, forests, and include the Mongolian Wild Ass, a cousin of. Finally in the first shipment of Przewalski horses to Mongolia took place. After this until four other transports followed with a total of 84 Przewalski horses. Today, , about forty years after formation of the Foundation, more than Przewalski horses (takhi) roam free in the beautiful mountain steppes of Mongolia.   Przewalski horse and restoration to its natural habitat in Mongolia. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

The national symbol of Mongolia, the Przewalski horse or Takhi, has returned to its country of origin. The only truly wild horse has recovered from a captive existence abroad to now roam free in the wild forests and steppes of the Hustai National Park. The remarkable come-back tells a . Przewalski's horse (pronounced /(p) ʃ ə ˈ v æ l s k i z / or / p r eɪ ə ˈ v æ l s k i z /; Polish: [pʂɛˈvalskʲi]), Equus przewalskii or Equus ferus przewalskii, also called the takhi, Mongolian wild horse or Dzungarian horse, is a rare and endangered horse native to the steppes of central Asia. At one time extinct in the wild, it has been reintroduced to its native habitat since Class: Mammalia. First described scientifically in the late 19th century by Russian explorer N. M. Przewalski, for whom the horse is named, the horse once freely roamed the steppe along the Mongolia-China border. Przewalski tried hunting takhi, but “like a windstorm they fled and disappeared,” Inge and Jan Bouman wrote in Przewalski’s Horse: The History and Biology of an Endangered Species, a book.