Plains Zebra

Because predators like lions and hyenas do not have color vision, it is hard for them to distinguish the stripes of one zebra from another when they are running in a herd or standing in tall grasses.

Beneath its coat of black and white a zebra's skin is all black.

Africa

At A Glance

Habitat

Savanna

Diet

Variety of grasses, along with some additional browse like leaves and twigs.

Location

Central and Eastern Africa