Scientific name. Equus grevyi. Weight. to kilograms ( pounds). Size. to centimeters in length ( inches). Life span. 12 to 13 years. Learn more about the Grevy’s zebra – with amazing Grevy’s zebra videos, photos and facts on Arkive. IUCN ENDANGERED (EN). Facts about this animal. The Grevy’s zebra is the largest of the three zebra species, with a body weight of up to kg. The black.
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University of Chicago Press. Equus including Zebras Subgenus Equus: Grevy’s zebras are herbivores and grazers with occasional browsing tendencies. It may NOT be used within Apps. Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities. Endangered Species”, ; “Grevy’s Zebra”, ; Churcher, ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. At this stage, imprinting occurs. Recent research has suggested, however, that they may serve a social function and may stimulate grooming 5.
Grevy’s zebras are equis the largest of all the wild equids and only domestic horses are larger. The Behavior Guide to African Mammals. Equus grevyi individuals can run at speeds of up to 40 mph 64 kph.
The mane is tall and erect; juveniles have a mane that extends to the length of the back and shortens as they reach adulthood. Its population has declined from 15, to 3, since the s. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email.
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There is not a rigorously observed hierarchy of dominance within a group of Grevy’s zebras, although a dominance structure is present. Barking may be made during copulation and distressed foals will squeal. The Grevy’s zebra is one of the most threatened equids in the wild and has undergone one of the most dramatic reductions in its range of distribution of all African mammals.
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There, research is underway in partnership with the Conservation Centers for Species Survival on semen collection and freezing and on artificial insemination. African wild ass E.
Mares are usually polyandrous and mate with one male before switching territories and mating with another, although sometimes mares become monandrous. The social structure of male defended territories with no stable relationship between individual animals differs from the harem structure with tight family units typical for the other zebras. Males use dung and urine in order to mark their territory.
The two rgevyi stable relationships that Grevy’s zebras have are a stallion’s attachment to his territory and a mare’s attachment to her young. Lactating females experience higher harassment rates from males than non-lactating females and tend to move faster during harassment periods “Grevy’s Zebra Trust: A newborn Grevy’s zebra foal is russet-colored with a long hair crest down its back and belly.
Male harassment influences female movements and associations in Grevys zebra Equus grevyi.