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The domestic and the wild in the Mongolian horse and the takhi

Fijn, Natasha

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Against a strong head wind we reached this almost flat plateau, at a height of 6,800 ft., and immediately saw, a few kilometers off, a group of animals galloping away from us at full speed. My Mongolian companion, Namkhajdorj Balgan, recognised them at once with the naked eye as Przewalski wild horses, and subsequent observation with a telescope confirmed beyond any possible doubt that this was what they were ... We followed them for about six or eight miles over quite open ground and observed...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153945
Source: Taxonomic Tapestries: The Threads of Evolutionary, Behavioural and Conservation Research
Book Title: Taxonomic Tapestries: The Threads of Evolutionary, Behavioural and Conservation Research
DOI: 10.22459/TT.05.2015.13
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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