Zebra By: Mallory Anderson Biology 1 Period http://www.rexwallpapers.com/images/wallpapers/animals/zebra/zebra_1.jpg
STATS <ul><li>Sizes:   -head to shoulder: 3-4 feet -length: 8 ½ feet -weight: 570 pounds </li></ul><ul><li>Breeding: -matu...
HABITAT <ul><li>Live in small herds of 10, with few antelopes </li></ul><ul><li>They can survive up to 3 days without wate...
Zebras and their Stripes <ul><li>People think the stripes are for camouflage, but the true reason behind them is that the ...
Food Source <ul><li>They spend 60 to 80% of the day grazing and keeping alert to predators </li></ul><ul><li>They eat: bar...
Habitat Map <ul><li>Located in: Angola, Namibia and Western, Southeastern South Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Once common in S...
FUN FACTS! <ul><li>The three zebra species are no more related to each other than they are to horses and asses. </li></ul>...
Fun Pictures! http://www.jokeszilla.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/laughing-zebras.jpg http://savepic.ru/749996.gif http:/...
<ul><li>King, Judith:  Wildlife Fact File.  Pittsburg, PA.: International Masters Publishers, 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>MacCl...
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  1. 1. Zebra By: Mallory Anderson Biology 1 Period http://www.rexwallpapers.com/images/wallpapers/animals/zebra/zebra_1.jpg
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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's Sons. </li></ul>Work Cited http://files.myopera.com/m2m99/albums/565103/Photoshop%20Funny%20Animal%20by%20mrm.jpg

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