Przewalski’s Horse

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 was previously listed as Extinct in the Wild (EW) on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) Red List of There is currently no use or trade in Przewalski’s horses.

Hunting Przewalski’s horse has been prohibited since 1930, and the species is listed as Very Rare under the 1995 Mongolian Hunting Law. Hunting is not currently a threat to the species, though this needs to be monitored.

It is believed that capture of animals for cross-breeding as racehorses is a potential future use and threat.


Image | © Michelle Bender, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (King, Boyd, Zimmermann, & Kendall, 2015)

 

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