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Zebra (Equus zebra), a striped wild ass from the mountain regions of Cape Colony. It stands about four feet at the shoulder; the ground-colour is white marked with black stripes...

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This Encyclopedia is made up of information from the late 1800s. when the British Empire was at its height, before airplane travel, before automobiles were common and before the western world had been battered by two world wars.