Zambia, D.R. of Congo, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia
Herbivore. Grasses and leaves.
Dimensions: 246cm, height 140cm
Gestation: 12 months, 1 young
Social structure: large herds, bachelor groups, harem groups
Estimated population in the wild: 150,000-250,000
IUCN Status: Near Threatened
Threats: Civil wars, hunting, habitat destruction.
Did you know that:
- Each zebra has a unique stripe pattern, like human fingerprints.
- Foals are born with brown stripes instead of black for camouflage.
- They can reach speeds of up to 65 km/hour.