Tag: Zebras & asses

Second rare-breed zebra foal born at Florida zoo

| 27 January 2016 2:08 pm | 0 Comments
Second rare-breed zebra foal born at Florida zoo

Girl power as birth of Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra follows Grevy’s foal.

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Can you see what I see? Camouflage not behind zebras’ stripes – researchers

| 24 January 2016 7:04 am | 0 Comments
Can you see what I see? Camouflage not behind zebras’ stripes – researchers

Scientists consider how hyenas and lions would see the stripes.

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Drought claims lives of 89 zebras at Botswana game ranch

| 15 January 2016 7:58 am | 0 Comments
Drought claims lives of 89 zebras at Botswana game ranch

Broken water pipeline contributes to loss by Botswana’s second president.

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“Citizen scientists” called on to help count Grevy’s zebras

| 13 January 2016 9:27 am | 0 Comments
“Citizen scientists” called on to help count Grevy’s zebras

Kenya campout weekend will aid in preservation of endangered species.

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Zebra takes a New Year’s Day wander in Texas

| 3 January 2016 9:31 am | 0 Comments
Zebra takes a New Year’s Day wander in Texas

“Anyone missing a zebra?” asks local sheriff’s office.

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The number is up: Maths provides part of the answer on zebra stripes

| 29 December 2015 8:40 am | 0 Comments
The number is up: Maths provides part of the answer on zebra stripes

Scientists deliver the maths; now for the biology …

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Super rare and super cute: Hartmann’s zebra foal a Christmas bonus

| 23 December 2015 9:07 am | 0 Comments
Super rare and super cute: Hartmann’s zebra foal a Christmas bonus

New arrival the only one of his species to be born in Britain this year.

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Leading dressage sire Dimaggio dies in Germany at 20

| 15 December 2015 8:57 am | 0 Comments
Leading dressage sire Dimaggio dies in Germany at 20

Sporting skills in the family; stones kill zebra pair; Scat Daddy dies suddenly.

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17th Grevy’s Zebra foal for Oklahoma Zoo

| 6 December 2015 8:34 am | 0 Comments
17th Grevy’s Zebra foal for Oklahoma Zoo

Colt born to Sassy and Ziggy adds to endangered breed’s growing numbers.

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Jump for joy: Newborn Grevy’s zebra foal welcomed in Miami

| 24 October 2015 9:00 am | 0 Comments
Jump for joy: Newborn Grevy’s zebra foal welcomed in Miami

New foal at Zoo Miami adds to endangered species’ numbers in US.

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The social network: Dynamic lives of Grevy’s zebras and wild asses explored

| 23 October 2015 9:45 am | 0 Comments
The social network: Dynamic lives of Grevy’s zebras and wild asses explored

Their communities are strikingly different, say researchers.

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Distrust of humans by zebras and wild horses may have its root in hunting

| 13 October 2015 12:36 pm | 0 Comments
Distrust of humans by zebras and wild horses may have its root in hunting

Wariness of hunters may have helped zebras survive for thousands of years.

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Seven Grevy’s zebras killed during gunfight among herders

| 13 October 2015 8:17 am | 0 Comments
Seven Grevy’s zebras killed during gunfight among herders

Wildlife wardens in Kenya following leads.

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Zoo visitors watch birth of rare Grevy’s zebra foal

| 11 October 2015 8:30 am | 0 Comments
Zoo visitors watch birth of rare Grevy’s zebra foal

Baby Bosley born in the spotlight at Denver Zoo.

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Zebra stripes puzzle: The answer may be more black and white than we think

| 4 October 2015 9:39 am | 0 Comments
Zebra stripes puzzle: The answer may be more black and white than we think

Repelling biting flies the most likely explanation for stripes – researchers

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Do your bit: Help tag rare zebras and other African critters

| 24 September 2015 8:40 am | 0 Comments
Do your bit: Help tag rare zebras and other African critters

Anyone, anywhere, can help citizen science project WildCam Gorongosa.

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EHV-1 and EHV-9 make themselves at home among African herbivores

| 18 September 2015 6:53 pm | 0 Comments
EHV-1 and EHV-9 make themselves at home among African herbivores

Rhinos may be a natural host for EHV-9, researchers suggest.

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Sad loss of young zebra foal at British zoo

| 14 August 2015 8:55 am | 0 Comments
Sad loss of young zebra foal at British zoo

Filly who died of natural causes at Newquay Zoo was only 7 weeks old.

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Zebra stripes: No black and white answer to mystery

| 13 August 2015 9:09 am | 1 Comment
Zebra stripes: No black and white answer to mystery

Predators might not be dazzled by stripes, say researchers.

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Fears for future of native Portuguese donkey breed

| 8 August 2015 10:10 am | 0 Comments
Fears for future of native Portuguese donkey breed

A study has found that Portugal’s native Miranda donkey breed is at risk of extinction.

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