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How fast can a zebra run in mph?

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Zebras can run up to 35 miles per hour. Baby zebras, known as foals, can walk 20 minutes after they are born.

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Zebras spend most of their time in herds to protect against predators. Their stripes make it more difficult for predators, such as lions, to pick out a single zebra to chase. Their unique patterns help zebras recognize each other in the herd. The lead male of the herd, known as a stallion, stays at the back of the herd to provide defense. If one zebra is attacked, many other zebras will circle around the wounded zebra to guard it from predators.

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    How do you draw a zebra?

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    To draw a zebra, lightly sketch shapes for positioning, draw the head, connect the head to the body, add the legs, sketch the mane and tail, and add details. Drawing a zebra takes roughly 15 minutes and requires paper, a pencil and an eraser.

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    What is a female zebra called?

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    As with horses, female zebras are called mares, and males are called stallions. All baby zebras are called foals, but young males are colts, and young females are fillies.

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    Where does a zebra live?

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    Zebras live in Africa. Plains zebras are found in eastern and southern Africa. Mountain zebras reside in Angola, Namibia, and South Africa. The Grevy's zebra lives in Ethiopia and northern Kenya.

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    What is a young zebra called?

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    Baby zebras, like horses, are referred to as colts or foals, according to the site BabyAnimalz.com. Baby zebras are also called “cubs,” according to worldstory.net, a site that provides information about animals from the Savanna.

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