Zebra are part of the equidae family along with horse and donkeys.
Every zebra has a unique pattern of black and white stripes.
There are a number of different theories which attempt to explain zebra’s unique stripes with most relating to camouflage.
Wild zebras live in Africa.
Common plain zebras have tails around half a metre in length (18 inches).
Zebra crossings (pedestrian crossings) are named after the black and white stripes of zebras.
Zebras run from side to side to being chased by a predator.
Zebras have excellent eyesight and hearing.
Zebras stand up while sleeping.
Zebras eat mostly grass.
The ears of a zebra show its mood.
A zebra named Marty starred in the 2005 animated film Madagascar.