African Wild Ass

By M.K.


- 2 meters long

- 1.45 meters at shoulder

- slender hooves

- long ears

food chain and habitat

- desert and semidesert

- grasses bark and leaves

- must drink once every three days


- rough stomach to help digest food

- can go without water for a couple days

- loud voices

- large ears with acute hearing

reason for endangerment

- captured for domestication

- hunted for food and for traditional medicine

- food and water loss