Przewalskis horse

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Prze•wal′ski's horse′

(pʃəˈvɑl skiz, ʃə-)
a wild horse, Equus caballus przevalskii, chiefly of Mongolia and Xinjiang, having a light yellow coat and a short, stiff black mane.
[after Nikolaĭ Mikhaĭlovich Przheval'skiĭ (Polish Przewalski) (1839–88), Russian explorer, the animal's first European observer (1876)]
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The Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Population of Przewalskis Horses, which we all remember from our school text-books, was created on the basis of this nature reserve.