Zebra's Hoof it 311 Miles in Africa's Largest Terrestrial Migration

May 27, 2014 7:02 PM

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Zebra's Hoof it 311 Miles in Africa's Largest Terrestrial Migration

A population of zebras has just secured the number one spot as Africa's longest terrestrial wildlife migration, hoofing it more than 300 miles (500 kilometers) round-trip between Namibia and Botswana.

Researchers from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) in Namibia made the discovery using GPS collars attached to eight adult Plain zebra (Equus quagga). Published in the latest issue of the journal Oryx, this revelation provides compelling evidence that co...

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