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Mallory Anderson period 1, Zebra
Mallory Anderson period 1, Zebra
Mallory Anderson period 1, Zebra
Mallory Anderson period 1, Zebra
Mallory Anderson period 1, Zebra
Mallory Anderson period 1, Zebra
Mallory Anderson period 1, Zebra
Mallory Anderson period 1, Zebra
Mallory Anderson period 1, Zebra
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  • 1. Zebra By: Mallory Anderson Biology 1 Period http://www.rexwallpapers.com/images/wallpapers/animals/zebra/zebra_1.jpg
  • 2. STATS <ul><li>Sizes: -head to shoulder: 3-4 feet -length: 8 ½ feet -weight: 570 pounds </li></ul><ul><li>Breeding: -matured by two years -mating season: spring -life span: 28 years -they are mammals -family: equidae -genus and species: equus zebra </li></ul>
  • 3. HABITAT <ul><li>Live in small herds of 10, with few antelopes </li></ul><ul><li>They can survive up to 3 days without water </li></ul>http://www.wildlifesafari.info/images/zebra_burchells.jpg <ul><li>Found in the wild only in two mountain regions of southwest Africa. </li></ul>
  • 4. Zebras and their Stripes <ul><li>People think the stripes are for camouflage, but the true reason behind them is that the coat acts as a bright signal to others in the herd, it also helps foals find their mothers. </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain zebras: has sleek narrow stripes with a white belly, and a dewlap under its neck. It’s the only with one. </li></ul><ul><li>Grevy zebras: narrow vertical stripes </li></ul><ul><li>Plains zebras: broad stripes </li></ul>http://animals.nationalgeographic.co.uk/staticfiles/NGS/Shared/StaticFiles/animals/images/primary/zebra-herd.jpg
  • 5. Food Source <ul><li>They spend 60 to 80% of the day grazing and keeping alert to predators </li></ul><ul><li>They eat: bark, leaves, buds, fruit from trees, and water. </li></ul>http://grandpacliff.com/Trees/Img-Trees/bark-cherry-black.jpg http://www.alaska-in-pictures.com/data/media/10/spring-growth-new-devils-club-leaves_8877.jpg http://www.duke.edu/~cwcook/trees/rhma2639.jpg http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/rd/peach-tree-fruit-problems0.jpg http://imagecache6.allposters.com/LRG/21/2144/CJBCD00Z.jpg
  • 6. Habitat Map <ul><li>Located in: Angola, Namibia and Western, Southeastern South Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Once common in South Africa’s Cape Province </li></ul>
  • 7. FUN FACTS! <ul><li>The three zebra species are no more related to each other than they are to horses and asses. </li></ul><ul><li>Zebras mix with other grass-eaters such as wild beasts. </li></ul><ul><li>When they groom themselves the roll in the mud, let it dry, then shake it off. This pulls the dry skin and loose hair off. </li></ul><ul><li>They can dig down as far as three feet in a river bed. </li></ul>
  • 8. Fun Pictures! http://www.jokeszilla.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/laughing-zebras.jpg http://savepic.ru/749996.gif http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_LbccUVbSRd8/SfsB2Zc0LoI/AAAAAAAAEl4/j_6_5Uzu-zk/s400/Zebra+Mouth.jpg http://www.wondermage.com/images/2009081716583288_Zebras%20-%20%20Oh%20come%20on%20give%20me%20a%20hug.jpg
  • 9. <ul><li>King, Judith: Wildlife Fact File. Pittsburg, PA.: International Masters Publishers, 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>MacClintock, D. (1976). A Natural History of Zebras. New York, Charles Scribner&apos;s Sons. </li></ul>Work Cited http://files.myopera.com/m2m99/albums/565103/Photoshop%20Funny%20Animal%20by%20mrm.jpg

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