spreads (26).gif

Mogo Zoo has a new zebra foal

Mum Mabulu gave birth to her new foal last week at Mogo Zoo and the little one (gender still unknown) is up and about and enjoying her new family. The foal is Mabulu's first and can be viewed by visitors to the zoo as it sticks by its mum and the rest of the herd.

Above: Mabulu and her new foal - Photo Mogo Zoo Mabulu is a Plains Zebra (Equus burchellii) are are distributed in the wild to Southern Sudan and southern Ethiopia, east of the Nile River to southern Angola and northern Namibia and northern South Africa migrating annually across Namibia and Botswana in search of better grazing pastures, forming Africa’s longest land migration of over 400kms.

A Plains Zebra will normally have just the one foal with a typical gestation of 11 and a half months with the foal coming to maturity at 3-4yrs with a lifespan of 20-25 yrs. Mogo Zoo is a privately owned zoo that supports an amazing collection of endangered and exotic animal species and is open 9:00am to 5:00pm seven days a week (Closed on Christmas Day).

#Community #Mogo #Weekly #Paper

COMMENTS : Due to the risks associated with comments from unidentified contributors that expose The Beagle to possible legal actions under the NSW Defamation Act 2005 No 77 anonymous or Nom de Plume comments will not be available unless the author is known to the editor by way of a verified email address or by association.

Others who provide their REAL NAME (first name AND Surname) and a verifiable email address (it won't be published) are invited to comment below. (yes it is a pain but please comply - it would be a  shame to see your comment deleted)

Those contributors KNOWN to us and verified may continue to use their First Name or Nom de plume for ease. The primary need for all of this is due to traceability should a legal action arise.

If you need anonymity email us via our normal or encrypted email accounts

Please note that if you are looking for a previous comment that is no longer visible please contact us.