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Equus zebra ssp. zebra

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA PERISSODACTYLA EQUIDAE

Scientific Name: Equus zebra ssp. zebra
Species Authority: Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Cape Mountain Zebra
French Zèbre de montagne du Cap
Spanish Cebra Montanesa del Cabo

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D1 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Novellie, P.
Reviewer(s): Moehlman, P.D., Hrabar, H., Smith, R. & Hill, R. (Equid Red List Authority)
Justification:
Listed as Vulnerable as the total population is currently estimated at approximately 500 mature individuals and increasing.
History:
1996 Endangered
1994 Endangered (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Endangered (IUCN 1990)
1988 Endangered (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Endangered (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, Western Cape)
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population Trend: Increasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Novellie, P. 2008. Equus zebra ssp. zebra. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 September 2014.
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