What is a zebra's habitat?


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The remaining species of zebras live in habitats that include coastal hills, savannas and semi-arid grasslands, mountains and woodlands. Many zebra habitats, as of 2014, are shrinking due to farming and ranching expansion.

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What is a zebra's habitat?
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There are three species of zebra: Burchell's, or plains, zebras, mountain zebras and Gr��vy's zebras. Plains zebras are more plentiful than the other species and live in open woodlands, savannas and mountainous areas from Kenya and Ethiopia south to South Africa. Gr��vy's zebras are the most scarce and only occupy the arid sub-desert regions of northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia. Mountains zebras inhabit the hilly and mountainous biomes along the coasts of Namibia and South Africa.

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