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Equidae

family of mammals

The Equidae is a family of odd-toed ungulate mammals. The family has only one surviving genus: Equus. Horses, donkeys and zebras belong in this genus.

Equids
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Plains Zebras
Scientific classification
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Equidae

Gray, 1821
Genus:
Equus

Linnaeus, 1758

Animals of the Equus genus can have hybrid offspring, but they are usually sterile.

They can have many different colours.