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Chapman's Zebra

Chapman's Zebra
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Genus: Equus
Subgenus: Hippotigris
Species: E. quagga
Subspecies: E. q. chapmani
Trinomial name
Equus quagga chapmani
Layard, 1865

Chapman's Zebra (Equus quagga chapmani) is a subspecies of Plains Zebra.

Description

Chapman's Zebra is distinguished by stripes on the lower halves of the legs, which break up into many irregular brown spots. The pastern is not completely black on the lower half.[1]

References

  1. Pocock, Reginald Innes (July 1897). "The species and subspecies of Zebras". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6 (Taylor & Francis) XX. 



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