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  • n. A wild ass found in Tibet; the kiang.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wild ass found in Tibet; the kiang.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The specific name of Equus or Asinus hemionus, the hemione, half-ass, or dziggetai: used also as the English name of this animal. See cut under dziggetai.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The relatively mild winter microclimate, coupled with an abundant food supply, provides critical winter range for native ungulates such as pronghorn Antilocapra americana, mule deer Odocoileus hemionus and white-tailed deer O. virginianus.

    Dinosaur Provincial Park, Canada

  • Other mammals include black footed ferret Mustela nigripes (extinct in the wild but reintroduced), occasional spotted skunk Spilogale gracilis leucoparia and black bear Ursus americanus amblyceps, grey fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus, coyote Canis latrans, bobcat Lynx rufus texensis and occasionally puma Puma concolor, javelina or collared peccary Pecari tajacu angulatus (reintroduced), pronghorn antelope Antilocapra americana (reintroduced), and mule deer Odocoileus hemionus crooki.

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States

  • There are seven species of ungulates native to the Park: elk Cervus elaphus, mule deer Odocoileus hemionus, bison Bison bison, moose Alces alces shirasi, bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis, pronghorn deer Antilocapra americana, a population recently halved in number 'and white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus.

    Yellowstone National Park, United States

  • There are increased sightings of new types of insect and an increase in cougar (Puma concolor) and mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus).

    Arctic Athabaskan Council~ Yukon First Nations climate change case study

  • Large mammals include coyote Canis latrans, mountain lion Felis concolor, bobcat F. rufus, mule deer Odocoileus hemionus, elk Alces alces, pronghorn antelope Antilocapra americana, and desert bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis.

    Grand Canyon National Park, United States

  • The most commonly seen mammals include chipmunk Eutamias spp., yellow-bellied marmot Marmota flaviventris, ground squirrel Spermophilus spp., black bear Ursus americanus, coyote Canis latrans and mule deer Odocoileus hemionus.

    Yosemite National Park, United States

  • Black-tailed and white-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus and O. virginianus), bobcat (Lynx rufus) and cougar (Felis concolor) are typical large mammals.

    Northern short grasslands

  • Twenty-eight terrestrial mammals are found in the park and preserve, including grey wolf Canis lupus (V), brown bear Ursus arctos, black bear U. americanus, wolverine Gulo luscus, river otter Lutra canadensis, Canadian lynx Lynx canadensis, black-tailed deer Odocoileus hemionus, moose Alces alces and mountain goat Oreamnos americanus.

    Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, United States

  • The Dzungarian, which is largely desert steppe, provides important habitat for the world's largest remaining herds of wild ass (Equus hemionus) as well as herds of goitered gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa).

    Junggar Basin semi-desert

  • Wild yak (Bos grunniens) persists here as does Asiatic wild ass (Equus hemionus).

    North Tibetan Plateau-Kunlun Mountains alpine desert

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