Zebra

Grant's Zebra or Equus burchelli boehmi are found in SE Africa. Grant's zebra is the smallest of the seven subspecies of the plains zebra. Find our Zebra family in the Africa exhibits at the Abilene Zoo.

Fast Facts

Zebras live in family groups of 5-20, 1 male and several females with their young; one foal born at a time

Herbivore: Zebras are usually the first grazers to enter an area, they eat the tops of grasses and prepare the area for herbivores that prefer to eat short grasses.

Lifespan: 20 years in wild, 30 years in captivity

Habitat loss; competition with livestock