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Latin name

 

Equus burchellii

Family

 

Large mammals

Size

 

1,3 m

Weight

 

290 - 340 kg

Colour

 

Whitish or cream coat with black stripes which continue under the belly Yellow or grey shadow stripes between the black markings on the hindquarters.

Appearance

 

The Cape mountain zebra, but the latter lacks the shadow stripes. Burchell's zebra is bigger rhan the mountain zebra and the black stripes and the black stripes on its head and body are generally broader and fewer.

Habitat

 

Open, grassy plains or lightly wooded bushveld, near water.