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What is the plains zebra's niche?

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The plains zebra lives in the forests, woodlands and savannas of Africa. It lives in areas of Africa such as Tanzania, Kenya and Mozambique.

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Plains zebras live off the long and short grasses of their habitat and will, at times, eat leaves and other types of vegetation. Plains zebras must eat a lot of vegetation to grow into their adult weight of between 450 and 600 pounds, and they stand at between 4 and 5 feet tall. Each zebra has stripes that are meant to confuse predators and regulate the zebra's body temperature in the harsh African climate. The stripes' design varies by species.

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