Persian Wild Ass
|Copyright: mehrdad tadjdini (mehrdad-t) (160)|
|Date Taken: 2006-06-02|
|Exposure: f/4.3, 1/500 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2008-05-29 5:51|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Persian Wild Ass (known also as Onager)lives only in Iran and is classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Mammalia, order Perissodactyla, family Equidae.|
It is generally similar to domesticated donkey but a little larger in size and with a fleet yellow-brown coat but the sides, underparts and back of the body are white. Ears are shorter than a donkey and it has a black mane which is visible on the neck and a dark brown spinal band stretching up to the tail. Males are larger. Weighting approximately 250 Kilograms. Length is 2 meters it stands about 1.5 meters high at the shoulder.
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very very nice, in Israel they were reintroduced successfuly in nature. TFS Ori
- [2008-05-29 8:46]
Great capture and affection with asses. Bet this would be great in Bk n white also.