Plains Zebra

Equus quagga


Habitat: Woodland, scrubland, and grassland

Weight: Male: 290-340 kilos | Female: ±260 kilos

Diet: Herbivore — Prefers short but also eats tall grasses, occasionally eats leaves

Lifespan: 20-25 years

Gestation Period: 12-13 months

Threats: Habitat loss • Competition with livestock • Hunting • Poaching

An pregnant female zebra takes a break from feeding to scan her surroundings.

An pregnant female zebra takes a break from feeding to scan her surroundings.