Hartmann's Mountain Zebra

Zoo Location: Savannah
 Hartmann's Mountain Zebra

Dry, stony mountains and hills, with suitable grazing areas.

Wild Diet

Tufted grass, bark, leaves, fruit and roots.


Mountain zebra prefer to live in small groups of 7-12 individuals. They are agile climbers, able to live in arid conditions in steep mountainous country.


A single foal is born after a gestation of 11.5 months (350 days).


Habitat degradation and hunting for skin.


Some populations are protected in national parks. There is a European Endangered species Programme (EEP) for this zebra as well as co-operative management of zoo populations world-wide.

 Hartmann's Mountain Zebra  Hartmann's Mountain Zebra


  • Latin Name: Equus zebra hartmannae
  • Class: Mammals
  • Order: Perissodactyla
  • Family: Equidae
  • Conservation status: Vulnerable
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