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Zebra's


Zebra's
Photo Information
Copyright: Karl Daniels (webphoto) Silver Note Writer [C: 9 W: 7 N: 56] (359)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-03-02
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Kodak EasyShare P712, XENAR 1.4x 55mm Telephoto
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-03-24 13:34
Viewed: 3945
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Zebras are odd-toed ungulates of the Equidae family native to eastern, southern and southwestern Africa. They are best known for their distinctive white and black stripes, which come in different patterns unique to each individual. They are generally social animals and can be seen in small harems to large herds.

Zebras are generally 2.3 m (8ft) long, stand 1.25-1.5 m (4-5ft) at the shoulder, and weigh around 300kg (660 lbs), although some can grow to more than 410 kg (900 lbs). In addition to their stripes, zebras have erect, mohawk-like manes. Unlike their closest relatives, horses and donkeys, zebras have not been truly domesticated. There are three species of zebra: the Plains Zebra, Grevy's Zebra and the Mountain Zebra. They can be found in a variety of habitats, such as grasslands, savannas, woodlands, thorny scrublands, mountains and coastal hills.

ISO 80
Shutter 1/320
F-Stop f/6.30
focal length 45mm
KDC RAW Format

Regards
Karl


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  • Scott Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 225 W: 0 N: 356] (1752)
  • [2008-03-24 14:20]
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Karl,

What a nice capture, it's nice to know that men have not ruined everything in the natural world. This reminds me of looking at Nat geo photos when I was younger. Speaking of nat. Geo, I see hundreds of photos on this web sitee that make the grade.

Well done,

TFs

Scott Roland

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