Zebra

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Zebras
Plains Zebra Equus quagga.jpg
Plains zebra (Equus quagga)
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Faimily: 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. Thair stripes come in different patterns, unique tae each individual. Thay are generally social ainimals 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.