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Persian Onager
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Information
Range Iran
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Perissodactyla
Family Equidae
Genus Equus
Species E. hemionus

The Persian onager (Equus hemionus onager) is a subspecies of onager (Asiatic wild ass) native to Iran.

It is "critically endangered" and "extremely rare". Sometimes the term "onager" is reserved specifically for this subspecies. Information on the basic biology of the subspecies and how it differs from others is lacking, which hampers conservation efforts.

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