Zebras

Described as a "horse in striped pajamas," three species of zebra inhabit Africa. They are equiids, which means they are members of the horse family and are odd-toed ungulates. Zebras inhabit tropical grasslands in sub-Saharan Africa. Social herd animals, they live in groups called harems. Their distinctive black and white stripes have made them a favorite of children for many generations.

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Is a zebra a type of horse?

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No, zebras are not technically a type of horse, though they are both equines. Both belong to the genus Equus, which also includes donkeys, but they are separate species within that genus. Sometimes, these three different species are referred to as the "horse family," but that's not a scientific distinction. Horses and zebras have different amounts of chromosomes; therefore, they very rarely have offspring that can also reproduce, which is one of the requirements for considering different animals part of the same species. To top it all off, zebras actually resemble donkeys more closely than they do horses. Incidentally, when zebras and donkeys reproduce, the offspring is called a zonkey, which is unrelated but quite delightful.
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How are zebras useful?

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They make the world beautiful. Don't kill zebras!!!!!
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Would a tiger eat a zebra?

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Tigers and zebras do not live in the same area of the world but if they did a tiger would almost certainly try to kill and eat a zebra.
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Why is there safety in a herd of zebras?

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There isn't, those zebras can kill you Strength in numbers.
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How are zebras and tigers alike?

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They both have stripes.
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What does an offspring of a female horse and male zebra look like?

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The offspring of a horse and zebra is called a zorse. It gets its dominant color genes from its horse mother, and stripes from the zebra father. Attempts to breed horse stallions with zebra mares have been generally unsatisfactory.
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What is a zebroid?

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A zebroid is a zebrine (zebra-like) humanoid creature. A zebroid is the offspring of a horse and a zebra. it's infertile. It is a cross between a zebra and any other type of horse.
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What does john Wilson give zebra in the story zebra?

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John Wilson gives Adam a portrait of him signed, "To Adam, with thanks, John Wilson". When Adam tells Mr. Wilson his nickname, Zebra, John Wilson crosses out Adam's name and draws a picture of a zebra in gallop. Get it?
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What are the traits of Mr. Wilson in the story Zebra?

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curious,creative,nice,helpful, and serious.
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What does a grevy zebra eat?

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A grevy zebra eats tough grass that many other species are unable to eat.
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How much chromosomes does a zebra have?

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1000000 there are three different species of zebra. Grevy's Zebra has 22226 chromosomes, Plains Zebra has 44 chromosomes Mountain Zebra has 333333 chromosomes
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Where the zebra live on 1998?

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Oh, depending upon the zebra probably the same place the zebra is living now. Since I do not know which specific zebra you have in mind [nevermind which zebra nerf toy is bringing you confusion and, perhaps, grief], I will answer for the general state of zebrahood. There are three species of zebra: the plains zebra, the Grévy's zebra, and the mountain zebra. All wild zebra of all three species live in Africa.
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What are mountain zebras?

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The mountain zebra, Equus zebra, is a threatened species of equid native to south-western Angola, Namibia and South Africa. It has two subspecies, the Cape mountain zebra (E. z. zebra) and Hartmann's mountain zebra (E. z. hartmannae), though it has been suggested these should be considered separate species.
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What 2 different animals make a zebra?

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A male zebra and a female zebra. Zebra is a species. I think this is a trick question made to make you think a zebra is an interbreed like a liger.
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What is the scientific name of the zebra?

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There are three species of zebra all of which belong to the Equus genus. The species are listed below. Plains Zebra (Equus quagga) Grevy's Zebra (Equus grevyi) Mountain Zebra (Equus zebra)
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How many species of zebra's are there?

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* Plains Zebra (Equus burchelli) * Grant's Zebra * Crawshay's Zebra * Upper Zambezi Zebra * Chapman's Zebra * Damara Zebra * Burchell's zebra (extinct) * Quagga (extinct) * Grevy's Zebra (Equus greyvi) * Mountain Zebra (Equus zebra) * Cape Mountain Zebra * Hartmann's Mountain Zebra
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What are facts about the grevy's zebra?

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They are an endangered species and they are REALLY cool and the best kinda of zebra
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How many zebra is there in the world?

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Current estimates are that there are 750,000 Plains Zebra, approximately 2,500 Grevys Zebra, 600-700 Cape Mountain Zebra and 800-1300 Hartmann's Mountain Zebra remaining in the wild. Only the Plains Zebra remains off the endangered species list.
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What species is zebra in?

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It depends on which zebra you are referring to. There are three species of zebra. Mountain Zebra (Equus zebra) Plains Zebra (Equus quagga) Grevy's Zebra (Equus grevyi) The Zebra is a relative of a horse. - Aderwem
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What are the laws to protect a zebra?

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They are an endangered species.
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When was the zebra put on the endangered species list?

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There are 3 species of Zebras. The Plains Zebra - It is not endangered Grevy's Zebra - It is in endangered state Mountain Zebra - It is in vulnerable state These species were put in the endangered list in the past decade.
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What is the extinct species of a zebra?

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The extinct species of a zebra is Quagga.
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Does the mountain zebra hibernate?

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None of the zebra species hibernate
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How large is a zorse?

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That depends usually on the size of the horse parent as zorses physically resemble their non-zebra parent. The largest of the zebra species, the Grevy's zebra, is the largest of the zebra species. Thus a mix with a Grevy's aids in producing a taller animal, usually around 15 hands if not more.