DIETPrzewalski’s horse is herbivorous. It mainly feeds on grasses and other herbaceous plants.
REPRODUCTION :Period of reproduction : spring
Gestation : 11 months
Litter : 1 foal
Sexual maturity : 3 years
Lifespan : average 34 years
HABITAT - LIFESTYLE
Przewalski’s horse live in family groups of 5 to 10 individuals in the Mongolian Steppes, between 700 and 1,800 metres altitude.
Following reintroduction programmes, several thousand now live in Mongolia and northern China.
DID YOU KNOW ?
Man has never domesticated this horse!
It is the ancestor of domestic horses, found in cave paintings.
The name Przewalski, comes from Colonel Nikolai Przhevalsky, a Russian explorer who discovered it for the first time in the Gobi desert in 1879.