African Wild Ass
By Coltyn Bunton
Scientific Name:Equus Africanus
Threat Level: Critically Endangered
Habitat within the Biome:Anywhere that has vegetation.
Geographical region: African Wild Ass's live in the Sudan,Ethiopia,Somalia,Egypt and Libya
African Wild Ass is one of thousands of breeds of Equidae,because they include horses,donkeys and Zebras. African Wild Asses have some of the strongest stomachs of any living animal so they can eat thorn bushes,bark and other substances. Their teeth also play a major role in their daily life. Their teeth specialize in grinding which is essential in the wild because of the grasses they eat which protect themselves from grazers.
Moehlman, P.D., Kebede, F. & Yohannes, H. 2015. Equus africanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T7949A45170994. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T7949A45170994.en.