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Equus quagga (quagga; Plains Zebra)


Equus quagga boehmi (Grant's Zebra)
Equus quagga borensis (Half-maned Zebra)
Equus quagga burchellii (Burchell's zebra) (Attributes)
Equus quagga chapmani (Chapman's Zebra)
Equus quagga crawshayi (Crawshay's Zebra)
Equus quagga quagga (Quagga)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 12.62
EDGE Score: 2.61


Adult Weight [1]  881.85 lbs (400.00 kg)

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Kora National Park II 409762 Kenya


Prey / Diet

Cenchrus ciliaris (Buffel Grass)[2]
Themeda triandra (red grass)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aepyceros melampus (impala)2
Antidorcas marsupialis (springbok)1
Cephalophus natalensis (Natal duiker)1
Connochaetes taurinus (blue wildebeest)2
Equus grevyi (Grevy's zebra)1
Equus quagga burchellii (Burchell's zebra)1
Equus zebra (mountain zebra)1
Neotragus moschatus (suni)1
Ourebia ourebi (oribi)1
Papio hamadryas (hamadryas baboon)2
Stigmochelys pardalis (Leopard Tortoise)1
Sylvicapra grimmia (bush duiker)1
Syncerus caffer (African buffalo)2


Lycaon pictus (African wild dog)[2]
Panthera leo (Lion)[2]


Parasitized by 
Gastrodiscus aegyptiacus <Unverified Name>[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Out of Africa Wildlife Parkboehmi

Range Map




Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Felisa A. Smith, S. Kathleen Lyons, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Kate E. Jones, Dawn M. Kaufman, Tamar Dayan, Pablo A. Marquet, James H. Brown, and John P. Haskell. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403 2Who's Eating Who 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Images provided by Google Image Search
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Conservation International & NatureServe.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by Out of Africa Wildlife Park