How much do zebras weigh?


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The weight of a zebra depends on the animal's species, sex and age. The plains or Burchell's zebra, the most common species, can weigh up to 849 pounds (385 kilograms). This makes zebras somewhat smaller than an average saddle horse but larger than wild asses such as the onager.

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How much do zebras weigh?
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The mountain zebra can weigh up to 814 pounds (370 kilograms), while the largest of the zebras, the Grevy's zebra, can weigh up to 990 pounds (450 kilograms). Mountain zebras and plains zebras are somewhat smaller. Zebras are closely related to both horses and donkeys (asses). As in horses, stallions (adult males) are usually larger and heavier than mares (adult females).

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