Horses by HaleyPosted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »
Horses are very beautiful animals.A male horse is called a stallion, a female horse is called a mare.A young male horse is called colt, a young female horse is called filly.Ponies are young versions of a horse.Scientists believe that these creatures have evolved over the past 50 million years from much smaller creatures.There is an estimation of 60 million horses around the world.
These lighting fast creatures gallop to about 27 mph, and the record of the fastest running horse is 55 mph.Horses have bigger eyes than any other mammal on earth. Because these creatures eyes are on the sides of their head,they are capable to see 360 degrees at a time.These creatures are herbivores.Herbivores are animals that eat plants.Horses eat hay,carrots,apples,and many other types of plants.
These magnificent creatures have up to 205 bones in their body.Horses have a lifespan of 1-25 years.The oldest living horse that’s been alive was 65 years old.If you like horses I hope you liked this blog about them.
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What is your favorite animal? If you could research any animal, which one would you pick?