Unmol

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Unmol
Country of origin Pakistan
Equus ferus caballus

The Unmol is a rare breed of horse from the north-western Punjab, in Pakistan.[1] In 1995 its conservation status was listed by the FAO as "critical" and the breed was described as "nearly extinct".[1]:128 The subsequent (third) edition of the World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity, published in 2000, does not mention it;[2] nor was it among the breeds listed in the Global Databank for Animal Genetic Resources in 2007.[3] Unmol horses are or were usually bay or grey.[1]:128 There are or were a small number in India.[4]:74

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Beate D. Scherf (ed.) (1995). World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity (2nd edition). Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ISBN 9251037299. Accessed June 2015.
  2. ^ Beate D. Scherf (ed.) (2000). World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity (3rd edition). Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ISBN 9251045119. Accessed June 2015.
  3. ^ Barbara Rischkowsky, D. Pilling (eds.) (2007). List of breeds documented in the Global Databank for Animal Genetic Resources, annex to The State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ISBN 9789251057629. Accessed June 2015.
  4. ^ Harbans Singh (1966). Domestic animals. Series: India, the land and the people. New Delhi: National Book Trust, India.