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Indian Wild Ass called with scientific name as Equus hemionus khur is a rare species of Indian Wildlife.
Its kingdom is Animalia and Phylum being Chordata, belongs to Class Mammalia with the order Perissodactyla. In general it is classified with the Family name as Equidae.
Commonly it is also called with several other names as Indian Wild Ass, Khur, Ghorkhar, or Ghorkad.
Indian wild ass has a body weight that is approximately 250 kg in usual. Mouth is slender in shape and ears are long and it is pointed. It is true that it belongs to one among the fastest animals in the World and it can attain the maximum speed of upto 50 km in an hour.
Indian Asses special ability similar to horses is that they are good runners and also have a significant sense of smell as well as hearing. Mostly they are in groups and usually in numbers ranging around ten. Braying is the significant habitual sound from an ass.