​​BURCHELL'S ZEBRA

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SCIENTIFIC NAME
Equus Burchellii


HABITAT/ ECOSYSTEM
The Burchell's Zebra likes to live in wood lands to open plains. Also the try to stay close to a waterhole so they will be able to drink water and bathe, but the rest of its surroundings are hot and dry.

HUMAN USE?

Most humans like to skin the Burchell's Zebra to use the fur as decorations/accesories. Some examples of decorations are like carpets for houses or curtains for a window, bu some other humans use it as clothing.
MANY HUMAS GET THE FUR OF THE ZEBRA T MAKE FURNITURE LIKE THE ONE SHOWN ABOVE.
MANY HUMAS GET THE FUR OF THE ZEBRA T MAKE FURNITURE LIKE THE ONE SHOWN ABOVE.


ADAPTIONS
The way the Burchell's Zebra adpts to the land is by shedding/ thinning of hair. Also in the summer when the climate is the hottest the zebra's white stripes become thicker so the white fur relfects the sun so the zebra keeps cool. Also another way they keep cool when the heat is stong is by taking a dip in the waterhole.


MORPHOLOGY

The Burchell's Zebra is very simular to the regular African Zebra but the only diffrence is that it lacks stripes in the back legs and the stomache. Another diffrent characteristic is that instead of having black and white stripes , the stripes are brown and white. The Burchell's Zebra is more simular to a horse than a regular zebra.

THE HORSE IS THE GENUS OF THE BURCHELL'S ZEBRA THEY MAY HAVE ALMOST THE SAME CHARACTERISTICS BUT STILL ARE A PART OF A DIFFERENT REGION AND SPECIES.
THE HORSE IS THE GENUS OF THE BURCHELL'S ZEBRA THEY MAY HAVE ALMOST THE SAME CHARACTERISTICS BUT STILL ARE A PART OF A DIFFERENT REGION AND SPECIES.



THE SHADED AREAS IS WHERE THE ZEBRAS MOSTLY LIVE IN OR NEAR
THE SHADED AREAS IS WHERE THE ZEBRAS MOSTLY LIVE IN OR NEAR

FUN FACTS
-The Burchell's Zebra is believed to be extinct but according to some researchers that statement is false. They dont think its true because they are not able to keep track of the animal because they believe they hang around other species of zebras so they cant tell them apart. Since they cant tell them apart because they all almost look the same so they cant identify the specific zebra so there is no garentee that they are extinct.

- They can live for about 38 years.
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- When they are born they can weigh from 70-100 pounds.

UFFORTUNATLY THIS DOESNT HAPPEN IN REAL LIFE BECAUSE THE ZEBRA IS THE MAIN FOOD SOURCE FOR THE LION.
UFFORTUNATLY THIS DOESNT HAPPEN IN REAL LIFE BECAUSE THE ZEBRA IS THE MAIN FOOD SOURCE FOR THE LION.




By: Veronica Castro