Did you know?
- There are three types of zebra. The most common of the three, the Burchell's zebra (Equus burchellii) is also called the plains zebra and the common zebra
- The Burchell's zebra can be identifies by its brown "phantom" stripe on the white stripe
- Each zebra has its own unique pattern of those distinctive stripes, just as humans have their own unique pattern of fingerprints
- Stripes make a herd of zebras look confusing to a predator, especially when they're moving, and particularly at dawn and dusk.
- A zebra's teeth keep growing for its entire life, because constant grazing and chewing wears them down.
- A baby zebra can stand up just 20 minutes after it's born. It can run when it's an hour old.
A zebra's night vision is believed to be as good as an owl's.
- A herd of zebra are called a ... dazzle