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Population of endangered Przewalski's horses in Xinjiang increases
Published: Oct 07, 2021 09:41 AM
The number of Przewalski's horses in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region had grown to 487 by the end of 2020, according to the Xinjiang Wild Horse Breeding and Research Center. The Przewalski's horse is believed to be the only wild horse species in existence today. It is listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species and is under first-class national protection.

Przewalski's horses are seen at the Xinjiang Wild Horse Breeding and Research Center in Jimsar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 9, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

Przewalski's horses are seen at the Xinjiang Wild Horse Breeding and Research Center in Jimsar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 9, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
Przewalski's horses seek for food at the Kalamaili Nature Reserve, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 25, 2018.(Photo: Xinhua)

Przewalski's horses seek for food at the Kalamaili Nature Reserve, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 25, 2018.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
A Przewalski's horse is seen at the Xinjiang Wild Horse Breeding and Research Center in Jimsar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 11, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

A Przewalski's horse is seen at the Xinjiang Wild Horse Breeding and Research Center in Jimsar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 11, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
A Przewalski's horse is seen at the Xinjiang Wild Horse Breeding and Research Center in Jimsar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 4, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

A Przewalski's horse is seen at the Xinjiang Wild Horse Breeding and Research Center in Jimsar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 4, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
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