from 250 to 300 kg
from 1.30 to 1.40 m at withers
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.