Przewalski Horse Euthanized at the National Zoo

August 18th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Maja, a 13-year-old Przewalski’s horse was euthanized at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) August 13 for renal failure. Maja began exhibiting signs of distress only two days earlier, she stopped eating, had difficulty standing and walking and had blood in her urine. The decision to euthanize came after she did not respond to treatment and [...]

Santa’s Special Zoo Delivery

December 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The holidays came early at the El Paso Zoo (Texas, United States) with the arrival of Brianna, the Zoo’s first female Przewalski’s horse. She will be paired with the zoo’s male, Vitalis, with the hope the two will breed. Brianna Vitalis Muscular and stocky with light brown bodies and bristly black manes, [...]