Mongolian Horses, Monarto Zoo, South Australia
No Comments »30th June, 2010; Category: Adelaide, Animals, General, Holidays, Murray Bridge, South Australia, Zoos
The Mongolian Wild Horse, or Przewalski’s Horse was once very common throughout much of central Asia. It is thought that they became extinct in the wild, but conservation efforts by zoos like Monarto Zoo in South Australia have been instrumental in reintroducing this species back into its natural habitat.
The breeding programme here at Monarto just a few minutes’ drive from my home has been very successful, and quite a few horses from the zoo herd have been returned to Mongolia. It is conservation efforts like this that make me pleased to be a supporting member of the zoo.
- You can read more about this horse by clicking here.
- To read more about zoos around the world, go to my son’s web site called ZooChat Forums. It features almost 1000 zoos and over 100,000 photos of zoos and animals.
- To read more about my visits to zoos, click here.
- To read about birds in zoos, click here.
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