Zebra Facts – 100 Engrossing Facts About Zebras

Plain zebra facts

Zebras are hunted for their skin, and the much of the land they graze has been taken over by farming.

Zebras are ungulates i.e. hoofed animals.

Zebras are descendants of the horse family.

Average life span of a zebra ranges between 30 and 35 years. However in captivity, it can live as long as 40 years.

Equu Quagga is the scientific name for plain zebras.

Most of the plain zebras live in southern and eastern Africa and mostly in the grasslands region.

The v shaped pattern can be seen on plain zebras.

The height of the plain zebras will be 4.6 feet to 5 feet tall.

The weight of the plain zebra will be around 700 pounds.

Plain zebras can live up to 25 years in wildlife and 40 years in confinement.