Burchell's zebras (Equus burchellii) are odd-toed ungulates that belong to the horse family (Family Equidae). They have black and white stripes that cover their body and a black and white mane of stiff hair that stands up along the back of their neck. They grow to a mass of 290kg-340kg (638lbs-748 lbs) and are on average 1.4m at shoulder height.
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Burchell's zebras inhabit savanna habitats throuhgout eastern and southern Africa.
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