Asiatic wild ass, onager (Equus hemionus)
Title: Brehm's Life of animals : a complete natural history for popular home instruction and for the use of schools
Year: 1895 (1890s)
Authors: Alfred Edmund Brehm, 1829-1884; Eduard PechuLoesche, 1840-1913; Wilhelm Haacke, 1855-1912; Richard Schmidtlein.
Subjects: Mammals; Animal behavior
The onager or hemione or Asiatic wild ass (Equus hemionus) is a species of the family Equidae (horse family) native to Asia. Onagers live in deserts and other arid regions of Iran, Pakistan, India, and Mongolia, including in Central Asian hot and cold deserts of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and China.