Half Zebra, Half Donkey, All Adorable

Baby 'zedonk' scores off the charts on the cute scale
By Steve Vivian,  Newser User
Posted Jul 30, 2010 10:17 AM CDT Posted Jul 30, 2010 10:17 AM CDT
Promoted on Newser Jul 30, 2010 5:01 PM CDT
Mother Natures Latest Trick? ZEDONK!!!

Zebras and donkeys and zedonks, oh my! A wildlife reserve in Georgia is home to the United States' first known zedonk, the offspring of a female donkey and a male zebra. The preserve’s general manager said, “The animals have been running together for more than 40 years, but this is the first time that this has happened here." This is not Mother Nature's first zedonk: In Barbados in 2005, a zebra gave birth to a zedonk, and in the 1970s at a European zoo, a female donkey gave birth to three. And what to name the little critter? They've settled on Pippi Longstocking! Read the full article. (Read more zebra stories.)

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