Question: How Much Does It Cost To Own A Zebra?

How much will a zebra set you back?

There are a handful of breeders around the country offering Plains zebras for $3,000 to $7,000, depending on their age and condition.

(It’s illegal to trade in the other species, which are endangered, unless you own a zoo or wildlife sanctuary.)

Do you need a permit to own a zebra?

Owning a zebra is perfectly legal in most of the United States. Then there are the zebras themselves: Beautiful as they are, horsey as they seem, they’re not domesticated like horses. And their kick can kill a lion.

Camels. Several ungulate species are legal in California, although most are actually domesticated even though they are considered ‘exotic’.

Can a zebra be ridden?

Yes, zebras can be domesticated and trained, but it is not necessarily practical or humane to do so. They had a zebra that used to live with the dairy cattle. It was just as tame as the cows and very relaxed, unless they tried to prevent her from walking through the dairy with the cows when they went to be milked.

How much does a Zorse cost?

She recommends attending her clinic before purchasing a zorse. “They can cost anywhere from $500 for one that is wild, older, and virtually impossible to train or has been handled incorrectly and does not trust people, to $30,000 for one that has been trained correctly.