Equus quagga / Plains zebra
- Savannahs and other grasslands
- Gestation/breeding period
- 12 months
- Mode of life
- partly huge herds of harems and groups of stallions
~ 1.40 m
200 - 300 kg
~ 30 years
How endangered are Plains zebras?
by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)
- Not evaluated
- Data deficient
- Least concern
Near threatened Near threatened
- Critically endangered
- Extinct in the wild
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The plains zebra reacts to the stripe patterns of members of its own species and can distinguish them by this.
Plains zebra on the zoo tour
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