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Grant's Zebra

Scientific Name: Equus burchelli boehmi

Habitat: Grasslands and lightly wooded areas of eastern African, from southern Ethiopia through Kenya, northern Tanzania and Uganda and into Malawi and Zambia

Food: Tall, course grasses

Facts: Zebra markings are as individual as fingerprints, but they are also effective camouflage. Predators become confused by a moving jumble of stripes and, at a distance, zebras blend into their surroundings. Even the biting, disease carrying tsetse fly seems to have difficulty seeing striped objects.