Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53567

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Perissodactyla
Family:Equidae
Genus:Equus
Genus species:Equus hemionus

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:almost 2 m
Identification:The onager is gray to fawn in color.
Habitat:Steppes, gorges, river margins
Diet:Herbivore: many types of grasses
Reproduction:One offspring is born after a gestation period of 11-12 months.
Onagers live in troops that are led by a dominant male.
Status:Endangered: habitat loss, competition with domestic livestock, hunting

Other Information

Geographic:Central Asia
Southwestern Asia
Date:1974-02 Subjects:odd-toed ungulate
Onager
Asiatic wild ass
Asiatic wild asses
Asses
Equus
Equidae
Perissodactyla
Ungulates
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/53567