DNA analysis reveals there are no wild horses left in the world

Researchers have been examining the DNA of horses and what they’ve discovered completely upends what we thought we knew. According to the research, the last ‘wild’ horses on the planet are actually descendants of horses domesticated in Kazakhstan 5,500 years ago by the people of the Botai culture. This discovery also means that today’s domesticated horses don’t come from the Botai, as previously thought. In fact, the origins of domesticated horses are now a mystery.

Przewalski’s horses,…


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