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plains zebra (Equus quagga)
Subject: plains zebra (Equus quagga)
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Equus quagga - common zebra, plains zebra (Equus quagga).jpg
Resolution: 3008x2000 File Size: 1322192 Bytes Date: 2007:02:06 13:23:53 Camera: NIKON D50 (NIKON CORPORATION) F number: f/5.6 Exposure: 10/20000 sec Focal Length: 2400/10 Upload Date: 2017:08:20 23:25:33

plains zebra (Equus quagga)


Equus quagga
English: A Plains Zebra (also known as the Common Zebra) at Hell's Gate National Park, Kenya.
Date 6 February 2007, 13:23
Source DSC_1426
Author Joachim Huber http://www.flickr.com/people/8942661@N02
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Equus_quagga.jpg

The plains zebra (Equus quagga, formerly Equus burchellii), also known as the common zebra or Burchell's zebra, or locally as the "quagga", is the most common and geographically widespread species of zebra. It ranges from the south of Ethiopia through East Africa to as far south as Botswana and eastern South Africa.
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Genus: Equus
Species: Equus quagga Boddaert, 1785
Synonyms:
Equus burchelli (Gray, 1824) [orth. error]
Equus burchellii Schinz, 1845
Subspecies:
Quagga, Equus quagga quagga – Boddaert, 1785 (extinct)
Burchell's zebra, Equus quagga burchellii – Gray, 1824
Grant's zebra, Equus quagga boehmi – Matschie, 1892
Maneless zebra Equus quagga borensis – Lönnberg, 1921
Chapman's zebra, Equus quagga chapmani – Layard, 1865
Crawshay's zebra, Equus quagga crawshayi – De Winton, 1896

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Scientific Name: Equus quagga Boddaert, 1785
Common Names: Plains Zebra, Burchell's Zebra, Common Zebra, Painted Zebra
Synonyms:
Equus burchelli (Gray, 1824) [orth. error]
Equus burchellii Schinz, 1845

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