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. American types of animal life. Zoology; Animal behavior. 204 TYPES OF ANIMAL LIFE are, or till recently were, four wild striped creatures of the horse family in Africa: These were i. The quagga, with stripes only on the head, neck, and fore part of the body. But a few years ago it was to be met with in great herds, ranging the vast plains which stretch between Cape Colony and the Vaal lliver. Now, however, it is a question whether any exist save in a few menageries. They have been trained to go in harness, although Fig. 57.. THE TRUE OR COMMON ZEBRA. never really domesticated. 2. The true ze

. American types of animal life. Zoology; Animal behavior. 204 TYPES OF ANIMAL LIFE are, or till recently were, four wild striped creatures of the horse family in Africa: These were i. The quagga, with stripes only on the head, neck, and fore part of the body. But a few years ago it was to be met with in great herds, ranging the vast plains which stretch between Cape Colony and the Vaal lliver. Now, however, it is a question whether any exist save in a few menageries. They have been trained to go in harness, although Fig. 57.. THE TRUE OR COMMON ZEBRA. never really domesticated. 2. The true ze Stock Photo
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. American types of animal life. Zoology; Animal behavior. 204 TYPES OF ANIMAL LIFE are, or till recently were, four wild striped creatures of the horse family in Africa: These were i. The quagga, with stripes only on the head, neck, and fore part of the body. But a few years ago it was to be met with in great herds, ranging the vast plains which stretch between Cape Colony and the Vaal lliver. Now, however, it is a question whether any exist save in a few menageries. They have been trained to go in harness, although Fig. 57.. THE TRUE OR COMMON ZEBRA. never really domesticated. 2. The true zebra, which was the one first discovered by Europeans, and which is figured in Buffon's " Natural History, " is the most beauti- fully marked of all, the whole of the body being striped black and white down to the very hoofs. Its natural home was the mountainous country in the vicinity of the Cape of Good Hope, and it has now almost become extinct. 3. The third species is called Burchell's zebra, and used to be highly prized in menageries, as the rarer kind, because of its more distinct home beyond the. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Mivart, St. George Jackson, 1827-1900. Boston, Little, Brown and Company

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