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Equidae

Equidae is the family of horse-like animals, order Perissodactyla.

  • Equus caballus - domestic horse.
  • Equus przewalskii, or Equus ferus przewalskii, or Equus caballus przewalskii - Przewalski's horse, previously found in the wild in Mongolia, still exists in captivity.
  • Equus ferus - Tarpan[?] - European wild horse, extinct ancestor of some or all domestic horses.

  • Equus asinus - donkey or ass.
  • Equus hemionus - onager or half ass
  • Equus kiang - Himalayan wild ass
  • Equus burchellii - Burchell's zebra or plains zebra.
  • Equus grevyi - Grevy's zebra.
  • Equus quagga - quagga.
  • Equus zebra - mountain zebra.



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