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Tiny Real-Life Horse of Greek Myth Headed for Extinction

Skyros ponies, thought to have pulled Achilles' legendary chariot, have declined to about 200 animals left on Earth.
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Greek horse breeds

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Wikipedia article on Skyros ponyRelated: Two Holocene refugia for European domestic horses Genet Mol Biol. 2011 Jan;34(1):68-76. Epub 2011 Mar 1. Genetic variability in the Skyros pony and its relationship with other Greek and forei...


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