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1. Quaggas were highly gregarious creatures, forming large herds. The core of each group consisted of family members that lived with their natal herd throughout their lives

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2. The name comes from a Khoikhoi word (a historical division of the Khoisan ethnic group of southwestern Africa) for zebra and is onomatopoeic, being said to resemble the Quaggas call.

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3. 7 hours ago · Initially, filter-feeding Quaggas remove large amounts of phosphorus from water, storing it in their bodies

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4. Quaggas are a food source for many predators in the game

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5. Those Quaggas that weren't shot and skinned were humiliated in other ways; some were used, more or less successfully, to herd sheep, and some were exported for display in foreign zoos (one well-known and much-photographed individual lived in the London Zoo in the mid-19th century).

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6. A foundation in Africa is trying to bring Quaggas back to life by taking zebras that have very light stripes and breeding them

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7. The Quaggas' outsize role in the lakes' nutrient loads has ramifications for the smallest aquatic organisms up to the large sport fish that fuel a $7 billion annual Great Lakes fishery.

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8. If Quaggas are viewed from the front or from the ventral side, the valves are clearly asymmetrical (Domm et al

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9. Quaggas lived in southern Africa until the late 1800s

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10. Quaggas mingled with other plains zebras near the basin of the Orange River, which extends from South Africa north into Namibia and Botswana

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11. Quaggas were polygynous animals, meaning that there was mature male for each group,or "harem," of females

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12. At 5 centimetres long or less, Quaggas are far from the largest mussel

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14. What does Quaggas mean? Plural form of quagga

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15. ‘The Quaggas looked like a zebra in the front half of its body and at the back like a horse, in other words, it had zebra stripes on the neck and shoulders and pale, brown hindquarters.’ ‘The South African museum staff feels confident that they can ‘resurrect’ the quagga by back-crossing plains zebra specimens most resembling it.’

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16. Quaggas are classified in the phylum Chordata Chordata , phylum of animals having a notochord, or dorsal stiffening rod, as the chief internal skeletal support at some stage of their development

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17. The last wild Quaggas went extinct back in 1878, and the last captive specimen died in 1883

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18. Critics argue that appearance isn’t everything, and that the “Rau Quaggas” (named after a project leader) being bred aren’t true Quaggas

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19. Quaggas 18 is a valid Scrabble Word in NWL, formerly TWL (USA, Thailand, Canada) Quaggas 18 is a valid Scrabble Word in CSW, formerly SOWPODS (Other Countries) Quaggas 21 is a valid word in WWF

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20. Definitions for the word, Quaggas

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21. By consuming all this plankton, Harvey says, the Quaggas are extracting the phosphorus from the open waters of Lake Michigan and recycling it in the nearshore benthic zones where bottom-growing algae can easily access it

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22. As a result, Quaggas are having a …

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QUAGGAS [ˈkwaɡə]

NOUN

  • an extinct South African zebra that had a yellowish-brown coat with darker stripes, exterminated in 1883.

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What does quagga mean?

Definition of quagga. : an extinct mammal (Equus quagga) of southern Africa that resembled and was related to the zebras.

What are quagga's predators?

Their predators include Titanis, Phorusrhacos, and Kelenken as well as most other prehistoric predators. Quaggas can wear saddles, horse armor, and chests. Quaggas can wear saddles, horse armor, and chests.

How did the quagga look?

The quagga is a sub-species of zebra, and like its cousin, looks like a small stripey horse. However, it has noticeable fewer stripes on the back half of its body, along with a brown tinge to its fur.

What was the quagga's habitat?

The quagga was the southernmost distributed plains zebra, mainly living south of the Orange River. It was a grazer, and its habitat range was restricted to the grasslands and arid interior scrubland of the Karoo region of South Africa, today forming parts of the provinces of Northern Cape, Eastern Cape, Western Cape and the Free State.

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