African wild ass is the common name for a wild member of the family, Equus africanus (sometimes E. asinus), characterized by long legs, long ears, erect mane

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The African Wild Ass has a limited range in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Somalia. This is the ancestor of the domestic donkey. Taxonomic treatments vary, but

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Main Characteristics The African Wild Ass is a wild member of the family, Equidae. They have a body length between 2 and 2.3 m (6.5 – 7.5 ft), a tail length of

Tidbits *** The African wild ass is one of the world’s rarest mammals. *** “[During] a long and pleasant interview with Aden Abdullah Osman, the President of the

The African wild ass (Equus africanus) is the ancestor of the domestic donkey , and has a similar stocky body shape. The short, smooth coat is a light grey to fawn

The African wild ass is a hardy which is well adapted to desert life. It can sustain water loss of up to 30% of its body weight, and can drink enough water in

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Feral donkeys and African wild ass females in a group do not all come into estrus at the same time (Moehlman 1998)

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Equus asinus. African wild ass. Taxonomy Equus asinus [Linnaeus, 1758]. Citation: Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1:73. Type locality: “Habitat in oriente” (= Middle East?).

Range Description: The African Wild Ass occurs in Eritrea and Ethiopia, and some s may persist in Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt, but there is no recent

The African wild ass or African wild donkey (Equus africanus) is a wild member of the family, Equidae. This species is believed to be the ancestor of the

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