kulan

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kulan:

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hoofed, herbivorous mammal of the genus Equus, closely related to the horse. It is distinguished from the horse by its small size, large head, long ears, and small hooves. There are three living species: Equus hemonius, the Asian wild ass; E.
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But to traverse the surrounding country, and to enter the guarded city of Kulan Tith, Jeddak of Kaol, were two very different things.
2001: Social organization and dispersion of introduced kulans (Equus hemionus kulan) and Przewalski horses (Equus przewalski) in the Bukhara Reserve, Uzbekistan.
The petroglyphs of the Gobi show many wild camels, kulans, small antelopes (Persian gazelle and saiga), mountain sheep, Siberian goats, and what appear to be wolves and large felines.