Extinct in the Wild to Endangered: the History of Przewalski's Horse (Equus ferus przewalskii) and its Future Conservation

2005 Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences  
This paper summarises published research on Przewalski's horse, Equus ferus przewalskii. Biology of the species is described, as well as its history in the wild and in captivity. Reintroduction efforts at Takhiin Tal and Hustai National Park are discussed, with current population levels given, as well as some survivorship data. Ecology of the Przewalski horse at the different reintroduction sites is described, showing similarities and differences. Finally future conservation of Przewalski's
more » ... e is discussed, with particular reference to the change in status from Extinct in the Wild to Endangered, based on the IUCN Categories and Criteria.
doi:10.22353/mjbs.2005.03.11 fatcat:dvqn5uk3pbaytcu2l7n3i3upue