Which animal does ‘himar wahshi’ refer to?


Which animal does the word ‘ himar wahshi’ refer to in the chapter relating to hunting in the state of Ihram?



‘Himar wahshi’ is translated as a wild donkey. It refers to a Zebra.

(See Fathul Bari, under Hadith: 1823 and Sahih Muslim with commentary of ‘Allamah Nawawi, Hadith: 2842 for more details)


And Allah Ta’ala knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar