Grant’s Zebra measure 140cm at the shoulder and can weigh up to 140kg. Living up to 20 years they have single foals with a gestation of 11.5—12 months. Black and white or white and black? The vertical stripes continue all the way around the belly and become horizontal on the legs, and start to fade on the rump. With a stallion on loan from another zoo, we hope Whinny will continue to have more foals.
Now that she’s got her first summer season with us under her belt I asked Vicky Jennings, our new head animal keeper about her work. She always knew she wanted to work with animals and told her parents at the age of three that she would be a zoo keeper one day. Discover how she got her […]
Since the end of August when the young Grants Zebra was born at the Lake District Wildlife Park near Keswick, there has been much speculation –(and many suggestions), as to the best name for him. At last, the park can reveal he is to be named Sonny. The foal was born in the last […]