‘Vulnerable’ zebra foal born at Paignton Zoo

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A zebra foal from a vulnerable subspecies has been born at Paignton Zoo in Devon.

The female Hartmann’s zebra was born to mother Taru and father Jabali on June 18.

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Lisa Britton, curator of mammals at the zoo, said: “This new arrival is great news.

“The Hartmann’s zebra is classed as vulnerable because its population is susceptible to decreasing, so this is a great achievement not only for Paignton Zoo, but for the species as a whole.”

The foal will remain closely with her mother until she is fully weaned at around 10 months of age.

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