Grevy's zebra is the largest of all the zebras and it is an endangered species.

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Picture of a Grevy's ZebraOrder: Perissodactyla

Family: Equidae

Species: Equus grevyi

IUCN Red List status: Endangered

Distribution: northern Kenya, Somalia and eastern Ethiopia.

Habitat: dry savanna country.

Description: horse-like with big, broad, rounded ears. Long, narrow head, very narrow & numerous stripes on body and legs. Belly is usually pure white.

Size: length : 2.1-2.3m, tail 50cm. Shoulder height : 1.5m.

Weight: 350-430kg.

Life span: 25-30 years.

Food: grasses and some foliage.

 

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