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A greyish wild horse that was formerly common in eastern Europe and western Asia, hunted to extinction by 1919.
- ‘They essentially tried to do the same thing with the tarpans and the forest bison and some other animals.’
- ‘Surprisingly like tarpans in skull and build, the mares were bred to Przewalski stallions.’
- ‘It took several generations to bring back wild horses that most closely resemble the original tarpan.’
- ‘These are special breeds created from domestic cattle and horses that are similar to aurochs and tarpans that once roamed in the wild in park-like forests and meadows.’
- ‘The last wild tarpans were killed off in 1851.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.