Zebra - Africa - Waterhole

Zebra (Equus burchelli)
Zebras require more water for digestion than other grazing mammals do, and they frequent waterholes during the dry season. While drinking, they are vulnerable to attack from predators—especially lions. Zebras’ stripes make it hard for predators to distinguish one animal from another, increasing their chances of survival. Stripes are also thought to aid in communication, helping zebras identify each other.

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