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This page includes both popular information and scientific treatises on wild equids including zebras, asses, onagers and horses, as well as links to information about certain domestic breeds and some general information links about horses.
 Wild Equids

Przewalski's Horse
Equus ferus (cf. caballus) przewalskii
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 200.385.6 (32yoy)
Extinct in the wild 1968
Notes
Technical treatise

Tarpan (Forest Horse)
Equus ferus (cf. caballus) ferus
Extinct in the wild 1814
Reconstruction begun 1920
followed by release in Bialowiecza Forest

Quagga
Equus quagga quagga
Extinct in the wild 1878
Extinct (Amsterdam Zoo captive) 12 August 1883
Project to reconstruct begun 1987
The Project
BBC Special
Recent news
Notes

Photo by Frederick York/Frank Haes
Quagga mare
London Zoo, 1870s

Nicolas Marechal (1753 -1802)
Quagga stallion
Louis XIV collection, Versailles, Paris, 1793


Western Quagga
Equus (quagga) occidentalis (E. laurentius/E. mexicanus)
New world, extinct
Notes

Burchell's Zebra
Equus quagga burchelli
Extinct in the wild 1910
Extinct (Berlin Zoo captive) 1918
30 June 2000 ?wordlwide zoo census = 3.8.0?
(probably designated at species level including the subspecific entities listed below)

Chapman's (Damara) Zebra
Equus quagga antiquorum
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 132.244.12 (21yoy)

Grant's (Boehm's) Zebra
Equus quagga boehmi
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 131.291.6 (53yoy)

Photo by Kevin Price
Grant's Zebra
Kenya

Grant's Zebra
YO Ranch
Kerr County, Texas


Grant's Zebra
Rancho Vista
Kerr County, Texas




Selous Zebra
Equus quagga selousi
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 2.1.0

Crawshay's Zebra
Equus quagga crawshayi
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 0.0.0

Upper Zambesi River Zebra
Equus quagga zambeziensis
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 0.0.0

Cape Mountain Zebra
Equus zebra zebra
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 1.1.0
1950 all-time low worldwide total census = 91
1969 worldwide total census ~ 140
1979 worldwide total census ~ 200
1984 worldwide total census ~ 400
1986 worldwide total census ~ 500
1998 worldwide total census ~ 1200
Birth news
Notes
Mountain Zebra National Park
Mountain Zebra National Park II
David Shepherd Conservation Foundation

Hartmann's Mountain Zebra
Equus zebra hartmannae
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 36.66.1 (3yoy)
1960 worldwide total census ~ 10,000
1973 worldwide total census ~ 7,000
1 July 1995 worldwide wild census ~ 7350
1 July 1995 International Studbook census = 118.160.0
1 July 1995 Species Survival Plan census = 70.69.0
Species Survival Plan
Etusis Foundation

Photo by tony gallucci
Hartmann's Mountain Zebra
Whiskey Canyon Ranch
Kerr County, Texas


Grevy's Zebra
Equus grevyi
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 110.229.3 (24yoy)
Hogle Zoo notes

Grevy's Zebra
Camera Safari
Kerr County, Texas


Nubian Wild Ass
Equus asinus africanus
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 1.1.0

Somali Wild Ass
Equus asinus somalicus
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 22.27.0

Mongolian Wild Ass
Equus hemionus hemionus
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 1.1.0

Kulan
Equus hemionus luteus

Western Kiang
Equus kiang kiang

Eastern Kiang
Equus kiang holdereri
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 33.45.0 (6yoy)

Persian Onager
Equus onager onager
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 24.63.0 (1yoy)

Turkmenian Wild Ass (Kulan)
Equus onager kulan
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 25.50.0 (3yoy)

Miscellaneous censuses
African Wild Ass, Equus asinus
including domestic forms, indistinguished and intergrades
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 167.259.5 (28yoy)

Asiatic Wild Ass, Equus hemionus
including indistinguished and intergrades
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 3.0.0

Onager, Equus onager
including indistinguished
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 0.0.2

Plains (Common) Zebra, Equus (burchelli) quagga
including indistinguished and intergrades
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 57.168.4 (20yoy)

Horse, Equus caballus
domestic breeds
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 332.359.6 (16yoy)

Miscellaneous hybrids, Equus sp. X
including mules, zonkeys and zedonks
30 June 2000 worldwide zoo census = 0.2.0


Domestic Horses
Caspian Horse
May 1998 worldwide registered census ~450
May 1998 U.S. registered census = 117
Listed as critically rare (2002) by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy

Caspian Horse Society of the Americas

Andalusians

Others
Breed associations
All things horses
International Museum of the Horse
Horse links

Miscellaneous
Donkey breeders
Zebra breeders
Zebra links
Zebra pictures
Zebra pictures II
Zebra overview
Equid evolution
Equine ethology, ecology and systematics

Photo by tony gallucci
LOCAL BOY DONE GOOD:
Tivy High School Graduate and Professional Rodeo Cowboy Brady Wren
made an appearance at Crider's in August 2000 to do some team roping with
his brothers Kelly and Tom.






Miniature Horses -- Logan (one-year-old stallion) and Lady (27-year-old mare)
Rancho Vista
Kerr County, Texas