• Przewalski’s Horse

    Przewalski’s horse was considered extinct in the wild until 1996, but due to successful reintroductions, the population currently consists of more than 50 wild mature individuals.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Wolves, such as the grey wolf (Canis lupus), and humans prey on Przewalski’s horse.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Przewalski’s horse’s tan to reddish brown coloration helps it blend into its grassland and desert habitat.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    The Przewalski’s horse’s upper and lower incisors are used for cutting vegetation, while its many hypsodont cheek teeth are used for grinding.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Although there is currently no use or trade in Przewalski’s horses, there is potential for capture of animals for cross-breeding as racehorses.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Lifespan for Przewalski’s horse is 20-25 years.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Although, historically, Przewalski’s horse has declined drastically because of excessive hunting for meat, hunting has been prohibited since 1930 and is not currently a threat.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    After sexual maturity, female Przewalski’s horses remain in the herd, but males are driven away to live in bachelor groups before establishing or stealing their own harems.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Unlike domestic horses, Przewalski’s horse sheds the hairs on its tail and mane in the summer all at once before growing a denser coat in the winter.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Przewalski’s horse mating and birth occurs in the same season, since females come into heat seven to eight days after giving birth.

Do you think you know Przewalski’s horse? Test your knowledge of Przewalski’s horse FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Przewalski’s Horse (Equus ferus)

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Do you think you know the Annamite striped rabbit? Test your knowledge of Annamite striped rabbit FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Annamite Striped Rabbit(Nesolagus timminsi)

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Do you think you know the bilby? Test your knowledge of bilby FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Bilby (Macrotis lagotis)

Yodeldog

Do you think you know the European mink? Test your knowledge of European mink FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

European Mink (Mustela lutreola)

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Happy new year, everyone! Most of us are probably excited that 2020 has ended and 2021 has begun! FaunaFocus’ 4th annual Holiday Art Trade has been another success! This year, 20 different artists participated, helping to spread cheer throughout the season. Each artist created artwork that featured an animal species requested by another participant, secret Santa style. With a variety of media and styles, it was a pleasure to view each entry… Read More

Do you think you know the kea? Test your knowledge of kea FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Kea (Nestor notabilis)

Sarah

FaunaFocus raised $1,827.68 for the World Wildlife Fund-Australia (WWF)‘s Keep Koala’s Climbing Wild-Livestream event benefitting the vulnerable koala.

Throughout the month of December, FaunaFocus will be collaborating with WWF and hosting another 24-hour charity host train in order to keep koalas climbing!
View the 24-hour schedule featuring 13 different artists!

Do you think you know the koala? Test your knowledge of koala FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Throughout the month of December, FaunaFocus will be collaborating with WWF and hosting another 24-hour charity host train in order to keep koalas climbing!

Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)

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Do you think you know the southern grasshopper mouse? Test your knowledge of southern grasshopper mouse FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Southern Grasshopper Mouse (Onychomys torridus)

The holiday season is approaching and FaunaFocus wants to spread the cheer!

Throughout the months of November and December, FaunaFocus will be hosting a Holiday Art Trade and all are welcome to join! Surprise someone with an animal-themed artwork of their choice and receive an artwork yourself, “Secret Santa” style!

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Do you think you know the white-nosed coati? Test your knowledge of white-nosed coati FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

White-Nosed Coati (Nasua narica)

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Do you think you know the Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko? Test your knowledge of Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko (Phyllurus gulbaru)

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Do you think you know the Silverstone’s poison frog? Test your knowledge of Silverstone’s poison frog FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!