10 Facts about Zebra

  1. Zebra belongs to the family of horses they have excellent eyesight and hearing ability. They can run at speeds of up to 56 KM/h.
  2. They have a very powerful kick that can damage other animals like lions, dog.
  3. The scientific name of zebra is Equus quagga, they are herbivorous animals. Their average lifespan is 25 years in the world and they weigh around 440 to 990 pounds.
  4. We are not sure why Zebra have stripes but one theory says that it works as a camouflage. That pattern makes difficult for predators to identify how many numbers of Zebra are there.
  5. Zebras are social animals and they spend much of their time in herds.
  6. Zebras grazes grass all the time, it uses it’s front sharper teen to bite the grass.
  7. Zebras generally live in open grasslands and plains. There is a loss of zebra habitat due to human settlements in plain areas. Zebras are one of the endangered species.
  8. Group of zebras are called zeal.
  9. A Zebra can run up to 65km/hr.
  10. Zebra can sleep while standing up because they have locking joints that makes then able to stand and sleep without falling.