The Origin of the Horse


IN your issue of May 19 (p. 53) Prof. T. D. A. Cockerell refers to Equus caballus celticus, Ewart, as “still surviving in the pure state in Iceland.” Prof. Ewart, in his paper on “The Multiple Origin of Horses and Ponies,” says that “the few pure specimens of the Celtic pony survive” in the north of Iceland. I take it that Prof. Ewart does not mean that the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/070102a0


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