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Horse in the haze  Domestic horse,Equus ferus caballus,Geotagged,The Netherlands Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. I just knew it was you taking this shot. That is a compliment, Joost;)! Posted 7 years ago
    1. Thanks! I appreciate it. Posted 7 years ago, modified 7 years ago

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The horse is one of two extant subspecies of ''Equus ferus''. It is an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae. The horse has evolved over the past 45 to 55 million years from a small multi-toed creature into the large, single-toed animal of today. Humans began to domesticate horses around 4000 BC, and their domestication is believed to have been widespread by 3000 BC.

Similar species: Odd-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Joost Thissen
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By Joost Thissen

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Uploaded Dec 30, 2012. Captured Nov 19, 2011 09:25 in Genneperweg 171, 5644 RS Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • SLT-A55V
  • f/2.8
  • 1/160s
  • ISO200
  • 90mm