Grant's ZebraEquus burchelli
Conservation Status: Lower Risk / Near Threatened
Habitat loss, drought
Striped black and white
Body 98 inches; shoulder 55 inches
Up to 40 years
Eastern sub-Saharan Africa from Sudan and Ethopia to Nambia, Botswana, and South Africa
Puberty 15 –22 months; males at 24 months
Grasses, must have access to water
Stable family (harem) groups composed of one male and up to six females and their offspring. Create strong family bonds.
1. Zebras migrate long distances and can survive on coarser vegetation of poorer quality.
2. 6 calls and 2 facial expressions are used between individuals
3. Able to recognize each other by stripe pattern