Friday, August 9, 2013

Welcome, Baby!

After years of unsuccessful attempts to propagate the rare Przewalski's horse in captivity via artificial insemination, scientists at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute were finally able to celebrate on July 27, 2013, when a Przewalski's horse named Anne gave birth to a healthy female foal.  

Aren't they a gorgeous pair? Read more about the effort here.

Photograph courtesy Smithsonian National Zoo