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Horses

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COMMON NAME: Horses

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Equus caballus

TYPE: Mammal

YOUNG NAME: Foal

YOUNG FEMALE NAME: Filly

YOUNG MALE NAME: Colt

ADULT FEMALE NAME: Mare

ADULT MALE NAME: Stallion

GROUP NAME: Herd
DIET: Herbivores. grass, edible shrubs and plants

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN IN THE WILD: 15 to 20 years

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN IN CAPTIVITY: 25 to 30 years
HEIGHT: 56 to 72 inches

WEIGHT: 900 to 1,800 pounds

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