Why Is The Quagga Extinct?


What are the eating habits of the quagga?

The quagga is an extinct striped South African animal like a sand-coloured zebra.

The quagga was essentially a type of zebra, and as with most equines, it ate coarse fodder such as grasses, hay, and other grains.

Why are a lot of large African animals not extinct?

How did animals like African Elephants, Black and White Rhinos, Hippos, African Buffalo, most Zebras, Giraffes, Lions, Leopards, Gorillas, and Chimpanzees not go extinct even after the humans evolved in Africa and occupied the continent for all those thousands of years? Did those animals live further inland than the humans? Did they all live a fairly balanced existence? Why wasn't it until relatively recently that some of them became endangered? Why didn't the Quagga go extinct until after Whitey showed up?

It turns out that larger animals, like larger people, are simply less active than the smaller ones, and consequently, the larger African animals have simply not gotten around to going extinct yet. I am assured that they will, any day now, and I should quit nagging. Hope this helps!

Reasons for the extinction of the Quagga and evidence to back it up?

Hi. We have to do a science report and I don't know why they are extinct cos the internet doesn't have much about their extinction and especially not proof to back it up. Thankyou :) I know that they are extinct I just want reasons for how they became extinct and more importantly evidence to back the reason up

Extinctions seem to happen due to over-hunting or environmental change. Man has wiped out more creatures/ plant life than any natural cause. Don't buy into that non-sense about hundreds of species per year, though- the actual number is more like a half-dozen/ year. Over population of the Human species is the greatest threat to Earth.

How did the Cape Mountain Zebra become endangered?

I need enough info to write one paragraph. Please and thank you!

Here is a summary..

Although Cape mountain zebra probably were never very numerous, numbers started dwindling as herds had to compete against sheep and cattle for grazing. Farmers began developing more land, establishing wheat production and other crops in areas which traditionally were home to Cape mountain zebra and the extinct quagga. Hunting was uncontrolled, and the Cape mountain zebra, with the quagga, were popular victims, its hide allegedly much sought after for the manufacturing of "grain bags".

Within thirty years, from the twenties to the fifties, the population of more than 400 animals had dropped to the all-time low of 91, when conservation efforts started showing a positive effect. If a herd stallion is displaced, the herd is generally taken over as a unit by a new stallion. But, the stallion may need to go through a courtship of up to three years, before the mares in the herd will accept their new stud. Breeding is further delayed by a gestation period of a full year, which together with the animal's social and mating behaviour, result in numbers growing very slowly.

When did pterodactyls become extinct?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWHKpDK8JCU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

They went extinct 65 million years ago, at the same time that the Dinosaurs went extinct.

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