Zebra facts for kids learning English

Zebra Facts

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There are three species of zebra, all native to the African continent. They differ slightly in their stripes, but all have the same general shape.

Animal facts for kids learning English

There are different types of zebras, but they all have stripes. Each zebra has its unique stripe pattern, like human fingerprints.

English teaching resources: animal readers

Zebras usually live in small family gropus called herds. The leader of the herd stays at the back of the group to defend against predators.

Fun facts about the animals

Zebra foals are dark brown and white at birth. They can walk just 20 minutes after they are born, and can run after an hour!

ABC animals: zebra

Zebras can run at speeds of up to 50 km an hour. A zebra's eyesight at night is as good as that of a cat or an owl.

Fun animal facts for ESL kids

Zebras are very dependent on water. They usually need to drink every day, so they do not wander far from water holes.

Learning English in a fun way

Zebras can communicate with each other. Ears flat back, for example, means the zebra is annoyed, uncomfortable or angry.

Printable resources

Animal facts printables English ABC printables

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Time for a Rhyme

White men in Africa,
Puffing at their pipes,
Think the zebra
Is a white horse
With black stripes.
Black men in Africa
With their pipes
Of different types,
Know the zebra
Is a black horse
With white stripes.

Zebra fun facts for kids learning English