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2 years ago
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HAVE FUN!!!!!

 

 

 

 

Scientific and common name this time.

 

 

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Letters available

 

A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z

2 years ago

Good evening, Nyack. May I have an E, please?

2 years ago

Good Evening, Lynn

 

Letters Guessed

E

 

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Letters available

 

A,B,C,D,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z

2 years ago

Thanks, Nyack. Now how about an S, please.

2 years ago

 

Letters Guessed

E, S

 

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Letters available

 

A,B,C,D,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z

2 years ago

Good morning Nyack and Lynn.

T please.

2 years ago

Afternoon all.  R please

2 years ago

Hey ya ...How about an "A"  xx Brenda...George (don't know you but hello) Aww dear Lynn, just like my sweet Koala Brenda!  xx Mm  And, Nyack...umm wish we had doggie names, you make it quite hard for me...Always guessing like crazy!  Hugs Hun

2 years ago

 

 

 

Letters Guessed

E, S, T, R, A

 

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Letters available

 

B,C,D,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,U,V,W,X,Y,Z

2 years ago

Umm "T" Please oh Wise Nyack???

2 years ago

No T. MmM- Have a nice Monday!

 

Letters Guessed

E, S, T, R, A

 

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"_ R E _ _ 'S    _ E _ R A"

 

 

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B,C,D,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,U,V,W,X,Y,Z

2 years ago

P please Nyack

2 years ago

no P- Hello George- How's you today?

 

 

Letters Guessed

E, S, T, R, A, P

 

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B,C,D,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,Q,U,V,W,X,Y,Z

2 years ago

Equus Grevyi

"Grevy's Zebra"

 

2 years ago

Congratulations Betty, your good!!

2 years ago

Awww, thank you, Brenda!  

 

2 years ago

Again to late and Betty took the prize.   he he Congratulations Betty!....Brenda is right You're Good!!!!  Are you human??? giggle!  xoxo  Can't wait for the info on this one Nyack...Love Zebras and Umm when I have time and not 91 degrees in this room, will look for a video.  Have a super Monday guys!  No Zebra pics in the smiley face area  to put here!  I Am sure Nyack will have some outstanding one!  



This post was modified from its original form on 06 Aug, 12:41
2 years ago

  CONGRATULATIONS, BETTY!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Save Grevy's Zebra From Extinction

 

 

PETITION:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/192/488/034/save-grevys-zebra-from-extinction/

 

The Grevy's zebra (also known as the imperial zebra) is one of the three species of zebra in Africa, and the largest and most endangered. The other two species are the plains zebra and the mountain zebra.

 

In the 1970's, the Grevy's zebra were nearly hunted to extinction when the coat became prized on the international fashion circuit. In the 1980's there were 15,000 Grevy’s zebra,- 2,500 remain today. Thats an 83% decline.

 

Commerical poaching has declined- but they are still hunted as some ethnic groups use their fat for medicinal purposes, such as treating tuberculosis. Drought and habitat loss are also contribiting to the continuing decline in population numbers.

 

We ask Kenya to provide continuing education for children and employment opportunities for adults in community-driven conservation and work towards a sustainable future for Grevy’s zebra.

 

Mr. Ali D. Mohammad
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resource
NHIF Building - 12th Floor, Ragati Road, PO Box 30126-00100
Nairobi
Kenya
Tel: + 254 20 2730808/9
Fax: 011 254 20 2710015,
EMail: psoffice@environment.go.ke


Hon. Amb. Chirau Ali Mwakwewe
Minister
Ministry for Environment and Mineral Resources
NHIF Building, Ragati Road, P.O. Box 30126
Nairobi
Kenya
Tel: + 254 20 2730808/9
Fax: 011 254 20 2720257
EMail: waziri@environment.go.ke

 

 

 

 

PETITION:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/192/488/034/save-grevys-zebra-from-extinction/

2 years ago

Nyack I just signed this petition and it isn't showing signatures says ZERO...Does that mean I'm a ZERO?...Do believe I have heatstroke.  Just wanted to see if there was a glitch. Bye for now!  xx 



This post was modified from its original form on 06 Aug, 12:45
2 years ago

 

 

 

 

Grevy’s zebra  (Equus grevyi)

http://www.arkive.org/grevys-zebra/equus-grevyi/#text=All

 

 

DESCRIPTION

Grevy’s zebra (Equus grevyi) is the largest of the equids (a group that includes horses, asses and zebras). Possessing the same body shape as other equids, Grevy’s zebra has a long head and neck and slender legs resting on a single digit in the form of a hoof. The sleek coat is patterned with black and white vertical stripes that are much narrower than those of the plains zebra (Equus burchelli) and persist until above the hind legs where a chevron pattern occurs. The horizontal stripes on the legs remain distinct all the way down to the hooves, and the tall, upright mane is also striped in a pattern that continues on from the neck. A wide black stripe along the back is very distinctive and is bordered by white on the rump. Grevy’s zebra has a tan-coloured muzzle with white edges, and the large, rounded ears have one thick black stripe on the back with white tips.

 

RANGE

Previously found in central Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia, Grevy’s zebra is currently restricted to north-eastern and southern Ethiopia and central and northern Kenya. It has not been sighted in Somalia since 1973 and is therefore presumed extinct in this country.

 

HABITAT

Grevy’s zebra inhabits dry, semi-desert grasslands of Africa.

 

 

2 years ago

Marylin- I made the petition just this very minute- so? It may take a little time for signatures to register. I will check again in a few hours, tho Care2 has gone sort of wonky since they put that banner at the top anouncing 20 million members. I did have to try twice to create the petition.



This post was modified from its original form on 06 Aug, 12:55
2 years ago

BIOLOGY

Grevy’s zebra has a much more open society than those of other equid species and associations between individuals, other than between a mother and her foal, rarely last for more than a few months. Within a single population around ten percent of the mature stallions will occupy territories from which they have sole access to receptive females, although other males are still tolerated within the area, provided females are not in oestrus. These territories are patrolled and marked with dung and are the largest of any living herbivore, at up to ten square kilometres. Territorial males also vocalise loudly to assert their dominance within the territory. Temporary groups of between six to twenty Grevy’s zebras also form and may be either single sex or mixed. Mares become sexually mature at three to four years and give birth to a single foal after a gestation period of 13 months every couple of years. Foals are able to stand after a mere six minutes and can run after 45 minutes. They remain dependent on their mother’s milk until six to eight months of age.

Grevy’s zebra is predominately a grazer, feeding on a variety of grasses, although it will also browse on trees and shrubs during dry conditions. Several theories exist as to the function of the stripes of Grevy’s zebra, from camouflage to the dazzling of predators. Recent research has suggested, however, that they may serve a social function and may stimulate grooming . It is believed that the equine ancestor of horses, asses and zebras was striped, but these have subsequently been lost during the evolution of the other two group.

 

 

2 years ago

STATUS

Grevy’s zebra is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List and listed on Appendix I of CITES

 

THREATS

Numbers of Grevy’s zebra underwent a dramatic decline in the 1970s when the coat became prized on the international fashion circuit. In the 1980s there were 15,000 Grevy’s zebra, with this numbering crashing to around 2,500 today, representing an 83 percent decline in the global population over the last three decades. Commercial poaching for skins has since declined due to effective protection measures put in place by Kenya and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species- CITES. However, in some areas, Grevy’s zebra is still hunted for subsistence meat and some ethnic groups use their fat for medicinal purposes, such as treating tuberculosis. Habitat loss presents a major threat to the long-term survival of the species as grasslands and water sources have significantly declined due to unplanned grazing by livestock. In addition, there has been a significant, very recent decline in the species in northern Kenya due to disease and drought.

 

CONSERVATION

Grevy’s zebra is listed on Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species -CITES, effectively banning international trade in this species. It is protected by law in Ethiopia and by a hunting ban in Kenya. This rare species also occurs mostly outside protected areas in communally-owned land and ranches where livestock-keeping is the principal livelihood. In addition, the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya currently holds 370 individuals, representing 15 percent of the world’s total population.

Over the last ten years, conservation efforts centred on Grevy’s zebra have significantly increased. In northern Kenya, there are a growing number of community conservancies in key Grevy’s zebra range now managing their land for wildlife conservation. Kenya is currently implementing a five-year conservation strategy for the species through a coalition of conservation organisations dedicated to protecting the species



This post was modified from its original form on 06 Aug, 13:00
2 years ago

Thank you Nyack~ Well signed!  Lovely photos and thanks for the information!

2 years ago

Congratulations once again, Betty! You sure are good!! Nyack, I signed the petition and thank you for the great pictures and information about this beautiful zebra. Care2 is whacky, indeed. I started off fine in this game and then couldn't get back on to post after that. Even now, I'm hoping this goes through and doesn't disappear into la la land.

2 years ago

Signed, beautiful pictures. Thank you Nyack.

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