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1) quagga. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Its coat was sandy brown and its legs and tail whitish; only its head, neck, and shoulders were dark-striped. Living in herds and competing with domestic sheep for...

2) mustang. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mustangs are descended from escaped Native American horses, which in turn were descended from horses of North African blood, brought to the New World by the Spanish...

3) onager. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Persian wild ass, wild ass of central Asia, Equus hemonius onager. One of the several races of Asian wild ass (E. hemonius), it formerly ranged widely across S Russia,...

4) mule, in zoology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The name is also sometimes applied to the hinny, the offspring of a male horse and female donkey; hinnies are considered inferior to mules. The mule has many donkey...

5) Przewalski's horse. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Equus przewalski, the only extant wild horse that, in the purebred state, is not descended from the domestic horse. Smaller than most domestic horses, it has a large...

6) zebra. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...African mammal of the genus Equus, which also includes the horse and the ass. It is distinguished by its striking pattern of black or dark brown stripes alternating...

7) ass. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...There are two living species: Equus hemonius, the Asian ass, and E. asinus, the African ass. The latter species includes the domesticated variety, E. asinus asinus,...

8) horse. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The term horse commonly refers only to the domestic Equus caballus and to the wild Przewalski's horse, E. przewalski. (Other so-called wild horses are feral domestic...

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