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Zoological Museum State University, Kazan, Russia

Catalogue number : 109

Sex: female

Locality: unknown

Date of acquisition: 1843

History of mount: this specimen was dismantled because of insect damage and stored safely for many years until 1969, when Mr. M. A. Zaslavski mounted it again in St. Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia

Measurements: –

head – body 2,36 m* (2,42 m)*
tail 0,54 m (0,53 m)
ear 0,14 m (0,17 m)
hind foot 0,56 m (0,54 m)
shoulder height 1,29 m (1, 28 m)
State of preservation: appears to be good

Further material of same individual:- none

References: none known

* Measurements received through 2 intermediaries are not identical

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Prof. Peter Heywood of Brown University, recently published a well-researched and in-depth book on the Quagga. He is pictured here with the Studbook Manger, Bernard Wooding, (on the left) and the Project Co Ordinator, March Turnbull, (on the right) during a field trip to Elandsberg. The book published by Cambridge University Press in 2022 is titled: The Life, Extinction and Rebreeding of Quagga Zebra. Significance for Conservation.
ISBN 9781108917735.
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