|Subspecies:||E. q. borensis|
|Equus quagga borensis
The maneless zebra (Equus quagga borensis) is a subspecies of the plains zebra, spread over the northern parts of eastern Africa. It ranges in north-west Kenya, from Guas ngishu and Lake Baringo to the Karamoja district of Uganda. It is also found in the south-east Sudan, east of the Nile River, for example in Boma National Park. The northern border of the subspecies range at 32°N marks the northern limit of the whole species.
The maneless zebra was first described in 1954 by Tony Henley, then a Ranger in the Game Department of the Uganda Protectorate based in Moroto and in charge of Karamoja District. Recently the animals in the Kidepo Valley National Park have been studied by the Kidepo Wildlife Foundation.
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- Image of runnning Equus quagga borensis among white-eared kob antelopes at Boma National Park, Sudan
- image of a maneless zebra at flickr
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