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12/08/1883 The last quagga dies at the Artis Magistra zoo in Amsterdam


1226 #99 Animal Conservation Quagga Recreation in South Africa

The quagga is an extinct subspecies of plains zebra that lived in South Africa until becoming extinct late in the 19th century. The last captive specimen died in Amsterdam in 1883. Only one quagga was ever photographed alive and only 23 skins are preserved today.
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    • Essentials 

    • Taxonomy 

    • Description 

    • Behaviour and ecology 

    • Decline and extinction