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.

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