Protecting a very rare type of zebra

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Every two years, since 2016, citizens have been called upon to take part in a crucial experiment, counting the very rare Grevy Zebra. Once counted, a unique one-of-a-kind system known as Wildbook is used to differentiate the zebras using their stripes, which are as unique as fingerprints. There are about 2,300 in the world, with between 80-90% of them found in Kenya – and the rest in Ethiopia. The most recent count happened between 25-26 January. This is how it went down.

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Ethiopia Kenya
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ethiopia, kenya, zebra, conservation