Did you know that the Grevy Zebra is easily distinguishable from the more common plains zebra...? The Grevy Zebra is taller, has narrow stripes, a white belly, black dorsal stripe, large rounded ears and a brown muzzle. Grevy's zebra stallions also tend to have the largest territory of any living herbivore, at up to 10 square kilometres.
The species has undergone a substantial range reduction and is restricted to Kenya and Ethiopia, with Kenya hosting over 80% of the global population. Grevy’s zebra numbers have also rapidly declined. Towards the end of the 1970s, the global population of Grevy’s zebra was estimated to be 15,000 animals; present-day estimates indicate fewer than 2,500 animals remain.
With support from Tusk and other partners, the Grevy Zebra Trust employs a team of ten Grevy’s Zebra Warriors from the local Samburu and Rendille ethnic groups, who monitor Grevy’s zebra, raise awareness, and provide protection to the species. @grevyszebratrust
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