mountain zebra

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Noun1.mountain zebra - narrow-striped nearly extinct zebra of southern Africamountain zebra - narrow-striped nearly extinct zebra of southern Africa
zebra - any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines
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It was proclaimed on 3 July 1937 for the purpose of protecting a remnant population of the Cape mountain zebra (Equus zebra zebra).
It is recognized as a conservation success story and its projects include providing refuge for the endangered Cape Mountain Zebra and Clanwilliam Yellow Fish; its support of the Cape Mountain Leopard project; and the Clanwilliam Cedar Tree project; as well as alien vegetation clearing.
South Africas proposal to transfer the Cape Mountain Zebra (Equus zebra zebra) from Appendix I to Appendix II has been adopted at the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) currently underway in Johannesburg.