Zebra’s are closely related to horses and donkeys. Their black and white striped patterns are unique to each individual. The stripes are believed to be camouflage devices that help zebras hide well in the grass. Zebras as very social animals and live in groups called harems. Zebras sleep standing up preferably when they are in groups that can warn them of danger.
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batalay (34575) 2014-03-10 6:46
What a spectacular nature shot. I love the closeup of the small grouping of zebras. I guess I had heard the expression "harems of zebras," but it is good to see it in context again.
daddo (22372) 2014-03-10 15:29
Hi Chris. Alert and beautifully lit by the sunlight so that we can "read" its look.They are beautiful creatures that have resisted becoming taming. Regards. Klaudio.
drweizy (501) 2014-03-10 20:46
good compositon, regards
saxo042 (36712) 2014-03-11 1:32
A very well taken picture with all these black and white lines. A very good portrait of this zebra.
timecapturer (44469) 2014-03-11 3:58
like the originality of this shot. We all know what zebras look like but this image adds a little piece of intrigue and artistry to our perception. Well done!
Great title too!
chrisg76 (444) 2014-03-20 11:18
You are so lucky to live in such an interesting and adventurous place!
You have the chance to encounter so often with the rare and amazing wildlife of this extraordinary region.
I have no words for this magnificent animal.
It seems very enchanting to me.
Your photo is superb, conveying the sheer beauty and uniqueness of zebras.
There are great details and colours in your image!
I just love your photo.