A few elephants, giraffes and zebras (equus burchelli - the true zebra is extinct) are still found in the north and north-eastern districts and in the same regions lions and leopards survive in fair numbers.
The second species, Burchell's zebra (Equus burchelli), is represented by a large number of local races, ranging from the plains north of the Orange river to north-east Africa.
Typically, Burchell's zebra, or the bonte-quagga (Equus burchelli), is a rather larger and more robust animal, with FIG.
Burchelli granti the legs are striped to the hoofs.
Burchelli), the ground-colour is white, and the stripes cover the body and upper part of the limbs.
Burchelli granti, in which the stripes extend to the hoofs.