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SPECIES Equus zebra

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 74.
Common Name:Mountain Zebra
Type Locality:"Habitat in India, Africa", since restricted to South Africa, Western Cape Prov., Ceres Dist., Perdekop.
Distribution:S Angola, Namibia, South Africa (Eastern and Western Cape Provs.; formerly in W Northern Cape Prov.). Now much reduced in numbers and, in South Africa, confined to a few nature reserves.
Status:CITES Appendix I as E. z. zebra, Appendix II as E. z. hartmannae; U.S. ESA Endangered as E. z. zebra, Threatened as E. z. hartmannae; IUCN Endangered as E. z. zebra and E. z. hartmannae.
Comments:Reviewed by Penzhorn (1988, Mammalian Species, 314).
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SUBSPECIES zebra

SUBSPECIES hartmannae

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