oa African Zoology - Activity patterns shown by mountain zebra Equus zebra hartmannae in South West Africa with reference to climatic factors

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X



Free-living mountain zebra at the Daan Viljoen Game Reserve, Khomas Hochland, were studied over a two-year period. Attention was given to nutritional, social, comfort and excretory activities and the various activity patterns were determined. Different macro- climatic factors that may influence this behaviour were considered. Although daily activity patterns were variable, a basic pattern was perceivable.

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