Mountain Zebra

Scientific Name: Equus zebra

Common Name(s): Cape Mountain Zebra (subspecies)
Hartmann's Mountain Zebra (subspecies)

Status: Vulnerable
Endangered (Cape and Hartmann's)

Estimated Population: 26,500 (Total)
25,000 (Hartmann's)
1,500 (Cape)

Population Trend: Unknown

Threats:                         Habitat loss; human enroachment; farmers, expanding farmland, killed to
                                     make way for cattle; poaching and hunting, meat, hide, trophy; inbreeding.

Range:                           The two subspecies of the Mountain Zebra are only present in two countries:
                                     Namibia and South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, Northern Cape Province,                                      Western Cape Province).

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