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Grevy's Zebra
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Marwell Wildlife
Thompsons Lane, Colden Common
Winchester SO21 1JH
United Kingdom

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Grevy's Zebra

Grevy’s Zebras do not have secure harems like the Chapman’s and Mountain Zebra. The basic social unit is a mare with most recent one or two offspring who associate with other mares and their young. The adult males are either territorial or live as bachelors. The bachelor males live singly or in small groups. As long as there are no females around, male Grevy’s get along amicably. A single foal is born after a gestation period of 12 – 14 months. The new born foals weigh approximately 35 – 40 kg and are weaned by an age of 10 to 11 months. The foal's stripes are usually more chestnut brown in colour than those of its parents, growing darker with age. As well as the Grevy’s Zebra, Marwell also has two other Zebra species, the Chapman’s (Equus burchelli antiquorum) and Hartman’s (Equus zebra hartmannae) Zebra, both of which are vulnerable in the wild. A forth member of the Zebra species, quagga, has been extinct since 1875.
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Marwell Wildlife holds the International Studbooks for the Grevy's and Hartmann's zebras
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Striped horse-like animal. The Grevy’s Zebra is the largest of the 3 zebra species It has long legs and a long face; it is easily recognised by its large ears. They have very uniformed black and white stripes over its body, head and the legs. They have white bellies with a black ventral stripe and also a black dorsal stripe with a white margin that gets wider towards the rump.
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Where is it located?
SO21 1JH
Mainly grasses
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