Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
What has caused the Grevy's Zebra population decline?
Reduction of habitat
Competition with livestock for food and water
Diseases contracted from domestic cattle
Grevy's Zebra populations have declined more than 80% over the past thirty years.
In the wild, they are found in small isolated areas of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia
Erected by The Good Zoo at Oglebay Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Animals • Environment • Natural Resources.
Location. 40° 5.904′ N, 80° 40.11′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on Zoo Circle, 0.1 miles north of Waddington Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 Zoo Cir, Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Race For Survival! (within shouting distance of this marker); Pallas's Cat Conservation (within shouting distance of this Red Wolf (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Red Wolf (about 300 feet away); Bobcat (about 400 feet away); Serval (about 400 feet away); Bald Eagle / Amelia the Bald Eagle (about 400 feet away); White-Naped Crane (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.