Today we learned many facts about zebras.
- That they have their own unique patterns of stripes, just as humans have their own unique pattern of fingerprints.
- It's hard to tell where one zebra ends and another begins.
- They have powerful kicks with their hind legs.
- The main diet of zebras is grass. They also eat bark and leaves, as well as buds, fruit, and roots. They graze during the day, sticking together in herds.
- Within a herd, zebras tend to stay together in smaller family groups.
- As with horses, male zebras are called stallions, females are mares, and the young are called foals.
- As a zebra grazes, it uses its sharper front teeth to bite the grass, and then uses its duller back teeth to crush and grind.
- A group of zebras is called a herd.
- Zebras live in parts of Africa.
- Zebras belong to the horse family.
- Zebra noises include braying, barking, and snorting.
- Zebras groom one another.
- A zebra's night vision is believed to be as good as an owl's.
Then the children made an adorable zebra.