Buffaloes and zebras occur in two or three varieties.
It is displayed to-day among the antelopes and to a limited degree among the zebras and rhinoceroses of Africa, a continent which exhibits a survival of the Miocene and Pliocene conditions of the northern hemisphere.
His food consists of all the larger herbivorous animals of the country in which he resides - buffaloes, antelopes, zebras, giraffes or even young elephants or rhinoceroses.
darwini to be the constant companion of guanacos (Lama huanaco) - just as in Africa the ostrich seeks the society of zebras and antelopes.
Watch faces are decorated with everything from birds through to zebras.
Among the striped species, or zebras and quaggas of Africa, the large Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi) of Somaliland and Abyssinia stands apart from the rest by the number and narrowness of its stripes, which have an altogether peculiar arrangement on the hind-quarters, the small size of the callosities on the fore-legs, the mane extending on to the withers and enormous rounded ears, thickly haired internally.
It can hardly be expected that zebras and bontequaggas fresh from their native mountains and plains can be brought into competition as beasts of burden and draught with horses and asses, whose useful qualities have been augmented by the training of thousands of generations of progenitors.
Pocock, " The Species and Subspecies of Zebras," Ann.
All the existing members of the family, such as the domesticated horse (Equus caballus) and its wild or half-wild relatives, the asses and the zebras, are included in the typical genus.
Seeing a group of hamsters dressed up as zebras, frogs and lions is quite amusing and a bit zany.
Although the many attempts that have been made to break in and train zebras for riding and driving have sometimes been rewarded with partial success, the animal has never been domesticated in the true sense of the word (see Horse).
Zoologists actually classify zebras as being black with white stripes.
If you like the look and feel of a real animal hair but don't want to contribute to the killing of zebras, you can buy a cow hide zebra rug.
Some giraffe print borders that feature realistic looking giraffes also display other animals such as zebras, elephants, lions, leopards and cheetahs.
The larger packets typically feature a variety of shapes, which include everything from apples and acorns to zebras and zippers.
Popular animal print bedding patterns and designs typically include cheetahs, leopards, tigers, and zebras.
In fact, these subtle earth tones are lovely because they are reminiscent of the African plains, where many zebras reside.
Framed photos, paintings or sketches of zebras, tigers, giraffes, etc. will go great with the shower curtain.
There's no dearth of variety out there, either: From giraffes and leopards to zebras and snakes, animal prints are typically bold and enigmatic, but can be understated on occasion.
Though sometimes assembling in troops of from thirty to fifty, and then generally associating with zebras or with some of the larger antelopes, ostriches commonly, and especially in the breeding season, live in companies of not more than four or five, one of which is a cock and the rest are hens.
Paradise Wildlife Park At Paradise Wildlife Park you can touch and feed our paddock animals, including zebras and camels.
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.
In the Pietersberg district zebras are occasionally employed.
You'll find cropped cardigans, kimono sleeve cardigans and the most basic cardi, all with patterns representing animals like zebras and leopards.
African Grasslands: Home to a wide range of African species, including aardvarks, lions, zebras, rheas, rhinoceroses, and hippopotamuses.
Within these settings you will find animals of all description from elephants, rhinos, leopards, buffaloes and lions - Africa's "Big Five" game animals - to zebras, giraffes, an amazing diversity of birds and insects.
You can also pair the t-shirt with any of the pajama pants you've found, or, if you're lucky, pants or shorts that have a truly punky pattern to them like flames or zebras or something similar.
While zebras are black and white, you can have some fun with the zebra pattern and incorporate a color scheme that flatters your own skin tone.
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