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The name "Quagga" is an onomatopoeia from the sound the Quagga makes. Click the play button to hear it 

Quaggas in museums all over the world

All that remains of the countless numbers of Quaggas, that inhabited the vast plains of the Karoo and southern Free State in South Africa, are: twenty three skins, which are mounted, in more or less life-like positions, seven skeletons and some skulls and foot bones, housed in Museums mostly in Europe, illustrations and descriptions made by either early travellers to Southern Africa or of Quaggas in captivity in Europe.

Quagga, South Africa

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Prof. Peter Heywood of Brown University, recently published a well-researched and in-depth book on the Quagga. He is pictured here with the Studbook Manger, Bernard Wooding, (on the left) and the Project Co Ordinator, March Turnbull, (on the right) during a field trip to Elandsberg. The book published by Cambridge University Press in 2022 is titled: The Life, Extinction and Rebreeding of Quagga Zebra. Significance for Conservation.
ISBN 9781108917735.
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