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Central and Eastern Africa

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.

HABITATSavanna
DIETVariety of grasses, along with some additional browse like leaves and twigs.
LIFE Expectancy12 years

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Keel-billed toucan is the national bird of Belize.
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