Came close to the vehicle.
Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve
Date Photo Taken: August 9, 2006
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Six seen at this location, another 13 about one mile north.
Warning signs on highway indicated presence of wild horse herds in this area.
An odd-toed ungulate is a mammal with hooves that feature an odd number of toes. Odd-toed ungulates comprise the order Perissodactyla (Greek: περισσός, perissós, "uneven", and δάκτυλος, dáktylos, "finger/toe"). The middle toe on each hoof is usually larger than its neighbours. Odd-toed ungulates are relatively large grazers and, unlike the ruminant even-toed ungulates (artiodactyls), they have relatively simple stomachs because they are hindgut fermenters, digesting plant cellulose in their intestines rather than in one or more...