Zebra

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Zebras
Plains Zebra Equus quagga.jpg
Plains zebra (Equus quagga)
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Genus: Equus
Subgenus: Hippotigris an
Dolichohippus
Species

Equus zebra
Equus quagga
Equus grevyi
See here for subspecies.

Zebras (/ˈzɛbrə/ ZEB-rə or /ˈzbrə/ ZEE-brə)[1] are several species o Africae equids (horse faimily) unitit bi thair distinctive black an white stripes. Their stripes come in different patterns, unique tae each individual. Thay are generally social animals that live in smaa harems tae lairge herds. Unlik thair closest relatives, horses an asses, zebras hae never been truly domesticatit.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Online Etymology Dictionary". Etymonline.com. Retrieved 2011-12-10.