Project Description

(Equus quagga)

The Grant’s Zebra is the most abundant of the 3 species of Zebra.

Like many animals, their eyes are on the sides of their head which gives them a wider field of vision. When they see a predator approaching, Grant’s Zebra will gather together so that the predator can only see a maze of stripes.

The Grant’s Zebra lives in close-knit groups called families or harems, led by a single male or stallion. There can be up to 17 members in each family.

Every Zebra’s stripe pattern is different.

Fast Facts

Country of Origin: Africa

Weight: 500 - 660 lbs

Size: 4 - 4.6 feet

Lifespan: 15 - 25 years in the wild

Diet: Zebra feed almost entirely on grasses, but may occasionally eat shrubs, herbs, twigs, leaves, and bark.

Conservation Status: Near Threatened

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