this article has some really cool facts about these strange equine animals. It has all the answers - for example, how many species of zebra are there? Where do zebras live? Oh - and that other question that people ask - what on earth is a quagga?
Written by Brenda Nelson, you can also ask her about animals at her Factoidz page.
Image Credit Flickr User catlover
Saturday, 26 June 2010
Once one of the most numerous horned animals in North Africa, the Scimitar Oryx has now been classified as extinct in the wild. A pale antelope with a ruddy chest this almost horse-like mammal would perhaps be unremarkable save for one thing – it’s majestic and incredibly long curved horns. For this reason it was hunted almost to extinction.