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Grevy’s zebras are the largest of the zebras: they measure 1.6 meters high at the shoulder and weigh up to 430 kilograms. They are characterised by large ears and stripes that are narrow and close-set. These animals are social and occur in all conceivable constellations. One can come across stallion groups, mare groups and mixed groups but also individual stallions with very defined territories. Within the herd they recognize each other by their individual markings.

European Endangered species Program

This animal is managed by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) under the European Endangered species Program.

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ClassificationOrder: odd-toed ungulates, family: equidae (or horse family)
DietGrasses and herbs
HabitatSteppes and savannahs
ReproductionMating all year round; gestation period: 10–12 months, one offspring; weaning: 6–8 months; sexually mature at 3–5 years; maximum age: 30 years and above

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

Verbreitung Grevy-Zebra