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Equus ferus (Wild Horse)

Synonyms: Equus caballus ferus; Equus ferus ferus; Equus gmelini; Equus sylvestris

Wikipedia Abstract

The wild horse (Equus ferus) is a species of the genus Equus, which includes as subspecies the modern domesticated horse (Equus ferus caballus) as well as the undomesticated tarpan (Equus ferus ferus), now extinct, and the endangered Przewalski's horse (Equus ferus przewalskii). The Przewalski's horse was saved from the brink of extinction and reintroduced successfully to the wild.
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Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Equus ferus

Prey / Diet

Carex flava (yellow sedge)[1]
Carex panicea (grass-like sedge)[1]
Molinia caerulea (purple moorgrass)[1]

Predators

Aquila chrysaetos (Golden Eagle)[2]
Cathartes aura (Turkey Vulture)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Cyathostomum catinatum[3]
Cylicocyclus nassatus[3]
Cylicostephanus minutus[3]
Oxyuris equi[3]
Parascaris equorum[3]
Strongylus edentatus[3]
Strongylus equinus[3]
Strongylus vulgaris (blood worm)[3]
Triodontophorus serratus[3]

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Chodkiewicz A. and Stypiński P., Diet preferences of Koniks horses in disadvantaged areas: a case study from the Biebrza National Park Grassland Science in Europe, Vol. 16 (2011) pp. 326-328
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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