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Horse
Name: Horse, Family Equus

Description: Large hoofed mammal with haired coat, a long mane, and a long tail. Many varieties, differing in form, size, color, gait, speed.

Location: Pretty much worldwide.

Special Features:

  • Domesticated since ancient times
  • Average life span 20-25 years
  • Over 350 different breeds of horses and ponies
  • A horses' field of vision is 300 degrees
  • Keen sense of smell, hearing and direction
  • Sensitive skin which responds to touch
  • Can weigh up to 1000 pounds
  • Undivided hooves
  • Diet: Grass, hay, grains.

    Neat Fact: A horses height is measured in hands. One hand equals about four inches.

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