Animals Mammals

Animals Mammals

Grevy's Zebra


SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Equus grevyi
PROFILE:

The Grevy’s zebra is the largest of the zebra species, a herbivore eating a variety of grasses and other plants. Unlike other zebra species, Grevy’s zebras do not form permanent herds. They are considered endangered, partly due to hunting for their skins, which capture a high price on the world market. Come visit our Grevy’s zebras on the Monorail in the Wilds of Africa.

TYPE OF ANIMAL:
Mammal, Perissodactyla (odd-toed ungulate)
NATIVE TO:
east Africa
IUCN CONSERVATION STATUS:
Endangered
DIET:
Herbivore
LIFESPAN:
zoos - up to 31 years
SOCIAL STATUS:
Open society with no long-term herd bonds.
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