Chapman's zebra


Chap·​man's zebra
: a variety (Equus burchelli chapmanni) of the Burchell's zebra distinguished by distinct shadow striping on the body and largely restricted to northern Bechuanaland and western Matabeleland compare grant's zebra

Word History


after James Chapman †1872 English traveler in Africa

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“Chapman's zebra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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