Friday, 4 August 2017

Reintroduced Przewalski's horses have a different diet


Date:  July 20, 2017
Source:  University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna

Summary:  The preferred fodder of horses is grass. This is true for domestic horses and wild horses in the Gobi Desert. Researchers have now found through tail hair analysis that before their extinction in the wild Przewalski's horses had been on a different diet than today. Thanks to improved societal attitude, the horses have now access to richer pastures. In former times, the wild horses were hunted and chased away.

     








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