Have you ever wondered if a zebra is black with white stripes or white with black stripes? Well, the answer is they are white with black stripes. They are alternating all around the zebra's body. They also have pointed ears . The smallest zebra is a mountain zebra. It is 118- 130 cm high at the wither. A foal weighs 70 to 80 pounds at birth and has fuzzy, brown-and-white stripes. Once they are one year old its stripes turn black.