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April 30, 2017 · 10:30 AM EDT
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Yakutian horses are a semi-wild breed that have an extra-long, thick coat suited for Siberia’s frigid winter temperatures. When they and other grazing animals trample down the insulating snow, the freezing Siberian air reaches more deeply into the ground's permafrost.
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