Ancient horse’s DNA fills in picture of equine evolution

A 700,000-year-old fossil proves astoundingly well preserved

Przewalski's horses (one shown in Mongolia) are the last truly wild species of horse, a new study of ancient DNA suggests.

Claudia Feh, Association Pour le Cheval de Przewalski

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