We all probably had a favorite toy as children. Perhaps it was a doll or a truck or maybe Legos. For Batu, 3-month-old Przewalski’s horse living at the Denver Zoo, that favorite toy is a big, green ball.
Besides being adorably playful, Batu is an important member of the equine world. Przewalski’s horses, a prehistoric-type equine native to Central Asia, were once completely extinct in the wild. However, through captive breeding in zoos around the world and careful reintroduction back into the wild, this unique and beautiful species is on the rebound. Read more about it here.