(Equus quagga, formerly Equus burchelli)
There are four species of zebra
- The plains zebra (Equus quagga)
- Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi)
- Cape mountain zebra (Equus zebra)
- Hartmann's mountain zebra. (Equus hartmannae)
- Quagga (Equus quagga quagga) (extinct)
- Burchell's zebra Equus quagga burchellii
- Grant's zebra Equus quagga boehmi
- Selous' zebra Equus quagga borensis
- Chapman's zebra Equus quagga chapmani
- Crawshay's zebra Equus quagga crawshay
mid-sized and thick bodied with relatively short legs. Adults of both sexes stand about 1.4 meters (4.6 ft) high at the shoulder, are approximately 2.3 meters (8 ft) long, and weigh about 290 kg (638 lbs).
DISTRIBUTION and HABITAT
Found throughout a very wide area in East Africa (south of the Sahara). The highest numbers are found in Kenya and Tanzania. They inhabit savannahs, plains and, in some cases, mountainous regions.
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