Wild Horses

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Wild Horses

Animal classification.Kingdom:AnimaliaPhylum:ChordateOrder:PerissodetylaFamily:EquidaeGenus:EquusSpeicies:Caballus

The average size of a horse is about 15 hands.

Their average weight is 760.

Horses are herbivores their natural diet is grass,and they graze on fields,and they eat snow in the winter for water.

They are mainly found in California,Eastern Oregon,Idaho, Wyoming,Utah, Nevada,Arizona, Colorado,and New Mexico.

The predators to wild horses are wolves,bears(brown or black),cougars,and coyotes.

The population of wild horses in the 10 western states is 49,209.

The lifespan of a horse is 25 to 30 years. Horses reach full maturaty by the age of 5 years old.

The habitat of wild horses consist of open and wide fields and plains.They often roam in herds or groups.

Adaptations of a wild horse are strong hooves,compactbuilds, intelligence, efficient digestive tracts,endurance,and many other things


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