Do your children love anything to do with wildlife? Then these fascinating zebra facts are something they are going to enjoy! There’s much to learn about fascinating animals; for example, did you know that zebras have black skin? Let’s learn some more zany zebra facts!

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Fun Zebra Facts

One of the most beautiful wild animals on the African continent, thanks to their vertical stripes, a group of zebras are a common sight on the plains as they search for food, mainly fresh grass. Here are 10 more facts about zebras! Click the green button to download and print our free zebra facts sheets:

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Zebra Facts FOR KIDS

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In the wild, zebras are only found on the African continent
  1. Plains zebras are the most common species of zebra found in Southern Africa.
  2. Cape mountain zebra is a species of zebra native to South Africa, and they inhabit the treeless grasslands and mountainous regions of the country.
  3. Grevy’s zebra is another distinct species of zebra primarily found in Northern Kenya, Southern Ethiopia, and South Sudan. It is the largest living wild equid and the most threatened of the three species of zebra.
  4. Grévy’s zebra is named after Jules Grévy, a former French president, and is known for its unique white stripes that are thinner and more closely spaced than those of other zebra species.
  5. Zebras are great climbers thanks to their pointed hooves. Some zebras can climb mountains as high as 14,000.
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Did you know that a zebra has black skin?
  1. The patterns of zebra’s black stripes are distinct to each individual, much like human fingerprints.
  2. A zebra’s stripes serve various purposes, like confusing predators, regulating body temperature, and providing camouflage.
  3. There is another theory that says zebra stripes protect zebras from biting flies, serving as pest control.
  4. Zebras are social animals and like to live in small groups, with one male and one to six females, plus their offspring.
  5. For centuries, zebras have been bred with other equines such as horses or donkeys to form “zebroids.”

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SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR Zebra Facts Printable Worksheets

  • Something to color with favorite crayonscolored pencilsmarkerspaintwatercolors
  • The printable zebra facts coloring sheets template pdf — see button below to download & print.
  • Zebra facts coloring pages are sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.

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