Grevy’s Zebra Equus grevyi

Are zebras black with white stripes or white with black stripes? Neither! Zebras have black skin that is covered in black and white fur.

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ORIGIN:
Kenya and Ethiopia

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HABITAT:
Savannas

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
750-1000 lbs
Length: 4-6 ft

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DIET:
Leaves and grass

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PREDATORS:
Lions, leopards, hyenas and cheetahs

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Powerful bite

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REPRODUCTION:
13-month gestation

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THREATS:
Competition with domestic animals

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 30 yrs in human care

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