Tag: Khomiin Tal

Mongolia Monday- Wildlife Profiles: Takhi

Species: Takhi or Przewalski’s horse (Equus ferus przewalskii) Weight, height: approximately 300 kg or 660 lbs.; 13 hands (52 inches, 132 cm) Conservation Status: Endangered (IUCN Red List) Habitat Preference: Steppe, semi-desert; now also mountain steppe (Hustai) Best places to see takhi: In the wild: Hustai National Park, Mongolia. Captive animals: […]

Four New Paintings!

Here are four more new paintings to go with the two I posted last week. I had a problem with the background in the last one and thought I’d show how it was and how I changed it. Here is one of the takhi (Przewalski’s horse) that I […]

Mongolia Monday

I’m going to start posting drawings of various subjects since, after all, I am an artist, not a photographer or book reviewer. Today’s drawing is of two young takhi stallions that I photographed at Khomiin Tal, the third takhi reintroduction site after Gobi B and Hustai Nuruu. It […]

Mongolia Monday

I was given a bag of aruul on my last trip to Mongolia in the fall of 2006. I’ve kept it in the freezer and have been eating a little at a time to make it last. I’m now down to the final three or so pieces, plus […]