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No zebra has the same set of stripes, according to Find Fast, Facts About Zebras. The Jungle Store explains that there are three species of zebra; and, they include the mountain zebra, plains zebra and Grevy's zebra. Fin... More »

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In 1883, it was declared illegal in Australia to swim at beaches during the day; this law stayed in place until 1902, when it just stopped being enforced. The ban on swimming was introduced due to the dangerous amounts o... More »

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One unusual fact about armadillos is that bony plates that cover the top part of their bodies, including the heads and tails are called scutes. These are modified scales and are covered with a leathery skin. The scutes o... More »

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One interesting fact about zebras is that different species have different size stripes that range from narrow to wide. Zebras that live farther south on the African planes have stripes that are further apart those of ze... More »

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Individual zebras each have different numbers of stripes because they are all unique. Although the three species of zebras share general patterns, no two animals are exactly alike. More »

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Male zebras are called stallions. Females are called mares, and young zebras are called foals. In zebra herds, stallions alert the herd to predators and serve as guardians. More »

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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. More »

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