Rare Colored Zebras is the now-extinct sub-species of the plains zebra called the quagga. The quagga had a striped head neck and forequarters, brown body and white legs. There is a project to recreate the quagga by selective breeding of plains zebras to resurrect its distinctive coloration.
Maneless zebras (Equus quagga borensis) at Kidepo Valley National Park in Uganda - photo by Mark Jordahl, via Wikipedia; They are a subspecies of Plains zebras found in the northern parts of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Uganda, and South Sudan. They are generally the darkest form of the Plains zebra.
Zebra ID Guide - from Animal Facts Encyclopedia; 1.Grant's zebra has broad black stripes; 2.Burchell's zebra has 2-toned shadow stripes and less stripes on the legs; 3.Grevy's zebra has close, narrow stripes which do not go under the belly; 4.Mountain zebras have a fishbone or gridiron pattern on the top of the rump and the biggest variation in stripe width across the body: close on the ribs, wide on the rear, and the stripes do not go under the belly.
Zebra, Zebras are several species of African equids (horse family) united by their distinctive black and white stripes. Their stripes come in different patterns, unique to each individual. There are three species of zebras: the plains zebra, the Grévy's zebra and the mountain zebra. various anthropogenic factors have had a severe impact on zebra populations, in particular hunting for skins and habitat destruction. Grévy's zebra and the mountain zebra are endangered.
Drawing of a Quagga. Quagga They may look like some sort of a hybrid cross between a zebra and a horse, but these majestic animals were actually a unique variety of plains zebra once common in Southern Africa. Targeted mostly because of their unique and beautiful hides, quaggas were wiped out by hunters by the 1870s. The last captive Quagga, a mare, died Aug. 12, 1883 in Amsterdam Zoo.
Plains zebras live in small family groups called “harems.” These groups consist of one stallion, several mares, and their offspring. Harems generally remain together for months or even years, making it an incredibly stable family unit.