Sideview of a Zebra.

Animal’s Behavior
Zebras (Equus burchelli) travel in herds. Their stripes make it difficult for a predator to pick out an individual for prey.

Eating Habits
Mostly grass, herbs, leaves and twigs.

Southeast Africa, especially the Serengeti plains.

Conservation Efforts
Although zebra populations are declining because of illegal hunting and habitat loss, currently they are widespread and listed as a species of Least Concern.

Animal Facts
Zebra stripes are unique. Family members in a herd can identify each other by their patterns.