Fun Zebra Facts


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1. Zebras are considered to be black with white stripes, not white with black stripes.
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2. Like horses and other ungulates, zebra can turn their ears in almost any direction.
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3. Zebras have their own 'smile' - a bared-teeth grimace that is a greeting and helps prevent aggression.
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4. Baby zebras can begin running just one hour after they are born.

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5. Each zebras stripes are as unique as fingerprints, no two are exactly alike. However each of the three species has its own general pattern.
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6. There are three species of zebras: Mountain, Plains, and Grevy's zebras.
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7. The 'zebra crossing' is named after the zebra's black and white stripes.
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8. Zebras have great eye sight and also great night vision.

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