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.