Przewalski horses: Could cloning save this endangered species?

By Hannah Brown  with AP  •  Updated: 28/09/2022 - 17:12 Ms Brown writes: Thanks to sci-fi films, clones don’t usually have a good reputation. But what if it was the only way to keep an endangered species healthy? Formerly extinct in the wild, the Przewalski's horse has survived for the past 40 years almost entirely in zoos around the world. Several wild… Continue reading Przewalski horses: Could cloning save this endangered species?

Video: Wild horses return to the grasslands of China

by On the road to freedom a convoy of exiles begins a long and difficult journey home. Rarer than the endangered panda, Przewalski's horses are about to return to the wild. They're headed to the geographic hearth of Asia, west China's vast dry grasslands. It's been a long time since a herd of Przewalski's… Continue reading Video: Wild horses return to the grasslands of China

Chernobyl’s Przewalski’s horses are poached for meat

By Victoria Gill BBC NATURE A herd of Critically Endangered wild Przewalski's horses in the Chernobyl exclusion zone is under threat from poachers, say scientists. Researchers in Ukraine say that the population may be in decline because poachers have been removing the animals faster than they are breeding. Thirty-one horses were taken from a Przewalski's… Continue reading Chernobyl’s Przewalski’s horses are poached for meat

Scientists reverse vasectomy on endangered horse

By BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press Writer Mon Jun 16, 7:13 PM ET ----- This photograph released by the Smithsonian's National Zoo shows a Przewalski horse named 'Minnesota' at the Smithsonian's National Zoo grazing in his yard on July 2, 2005. ----- WASHINGTON - Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo revealed Monday that they have… Continue reading Scientists reverse vasectomy on endangered horse