Zebras are black with white stripes britannica.com/story/are-…
There is a Herd of 120 Wild Zebras Living near Hearst Castle in California. noozhawk.com/article/outd…
During his tenure, Theodore Roosevelt had a lion, a coyote, a hyena, a black bear and a zebra living on White House grounds at various times. Also, he shot 11397 creatures, including endangered animals. He also hired people, to find remains of a Mammoth, which he was successful in procuring. theguardian.com/books/202…
There is a rare polka-dotted zebra that is the only one in the world and her name is Tira. She has a genetic condition known as β€˜pseudomelanism’ which is responsible for the abnormalities in the stripe pattern amongst zebras. nationalgeographic.com/an…
Giraffes, zebras and other exotic animals are actually running wild in some parts of Texas, taking a toll on the natural resources. popsci.com/story/animals/…
The Mazawattee Tea Company, one of the most important and most advertised tea firms in Britain during the late 19th century, used a small team of tame zebras to pull one of their vans en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maz…
Hearst Castle, home of media tycoon William Randolph Hearst, had a private zoo featuring zebras, camels, ostriches, kangaroos, giraffes, lions, tigers, orangutans, an elephant, and more. Most of the animals were later donated or sold, but zebras can still be seen grazing along the highway hearstcastle.org/history-…
Black and white stripes deter insects. Japanese scientists hypothesized that zebras' stripes deter insects. So they painted black and white stripes on cows. Striped cows had about 50% fewer biting flies land on them than unpainted cows. cnn.com/2019/10/08/us/cow…
Morphogenesis, the math behind for example a giraffes spots or a zebras stripes. This theory coined by Turing found that these apparently random patterns have a mathematic order. bbcearth.com/blog/?articl…
Rainn Wilson (aka Dwight Schrute from 'The Office') has a pet zonkey (half-zebra, half-donkey) youtube.com/watch?v=Go59a…
A female zebra shark held in captivity in Australia gave birth asexually in 2017. It is only the third documented case of a vertebrate of any species switching its reproductive strategy from sexual to asexual. Sperm storage was ruled out when genetic testing was done on the offspring. cnn.com/2017/01/17/health…
Zebras may have evolved stripes not for camouflage in long grass but to confuse the deadly tsetse fly. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tse…
Today I learned of the Okapi, a cousin of the giraffe, with stripes like a zebra on its hind legs and scent glands on the bottom of its feet to track other neighboring okapi. rainforest-alliance.org/s…
Iowa man Jerald Reiter brought his pet zebra & parrot into the Dog House bar in Dubuque, but the bartender told the trio to leave. Although his truck wasn't in motion when police found Reiter sitting in his truck with the zebra & parrot, he was charged with an OWI. A friend drove the pets home. thegazette.com/2012/05/22…
Giraffes' closest relatives are Okapis, half-zebra, half-giraffe, and ossicones! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oka…
A mutation called "pseudomelanism" can make affected zebras to appear to be spotted instead of striped. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
House M.D. episodes are given a "Zebra-Factor", rating the likelihood of a similar medical case happening in real-life. 1 is a common condition, whereas 10 is so rare only a few doctors will witness it in their lifetimes. house.fandom.com/wiki/Zeb…
Teddy Roosevelt and his son killed 512+ animals on a safari, the menagerie included: 17 lions, 3 leopards, 7 cheetahs, 9 hyenas, 11 elephants, 20 rhino, 29 zebras, 27 gazelles, 9 giraffes, 4 flamingos, 8 hippopotami, 2 ostriches, 4 crocodiles, 4 pythons, 2 vultures, and a pelican. vox.com/2015/7/29/9067587…
Zebra stripes are actually white, not black. It was thought previously that zebras were white animals with black stripes since some zebras have white underbellies. Embryological evidence, however, shows that the animal's background color is black and the white stripes and bellies are additions. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeb…
Zebras fart with every stride when running away from a predator discoverwildlife.com/anim…
Zebras have black and white stripes to battle against the parasites. Apparently, the horse flies are not able to land properly on zebras due to their stripes. theguardian.com/science/a…
The UK has multiple types of pedestrian crossings named after animals, including zebra, toucan, pelican, puffin, and pegasus. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ped…
Kavir National Park hosts car racing competitions, which, together with military maneuvers, have led many unique animal species, such as the Persian zebras and the Asian cheetahs to flee the area as they do not feel secure anymore en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kav…
Today I learned about zonkey, not a hybrid of donkey and zebra, but a tourist attraction in Tijuana; literally just a donkey painted with fake zebra stripes, so that tourists will pay the owner to appear in souvenir photos with them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zon…
Zebra finches have been known to lay slightly larger eggs when their mate is considered to be less attractive. Supposedly the extra nutrients and room to grow are meant to compensate for the father’s poor genes. mpg.de/568833/pressReleas…
London's Abbey Road zebra crossing, made famous from the Beatles album cover, has been granted Grade II listing, meaning it is now recognised as nationally important and of special interest. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england…
He last golden zebra in captivity died at 19 in 2017. hawaiinewsnow.com/story/3…
Zebras - not the big cats - are the number one cause of injuries and death to zookeepers. This is due to their aggressive nature and the strength of both their bite and kick. pbs.org/gunsgermssteel/va…
Scientists have built a device that can scan the pattern of stripes on zebras, as if it were a bar code, in order to differentiate between them. popsci.com/technology/art…
Female zebra finches lay slightly larger eggs when their male partner is considered unattractive. Supposedly the extra nutrients and room to grow are meant to compensate for the father’s poor genes. mpg.de/568833/pressReleas…
Zebras are black with white stripes. It was previously believed that zebras were white animals with black stripes, since some zebras have white underbellies. Embryological evidence, however, shows that the animal's background color is black and the white stripes and bellies are additions. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeb…
Hearst Castle, built by William Randolph Hearst on the Central Coast of California, once contained the world’s largest private zoo. Most of the animals were relocated by 1953 but zebras still roam the property today hearstcastle.org/history-…
In Tijuana, Mexico, donkeys are painted like zebras for tourist photos latimes.com/entertainment…
Zebras' stripes help them to regulate body temperature and keep off flies. news.nationalgeographic.c…
In 1909, a Β£50 hunting license in the East Africa Protectorate entitled its purchaser to kill 2 buffaloes, 2 hippos, 1 eland, 22 zebras, 6 oryxes, 4 waterbucks, 1 Greater Kudu, 4 Lesser Kudus, 10 topis, 26 hartebeests, 229 other antelope, 84 colobus monkeys, and unlimited lions and leopards. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
While they were originally thought to be white with black stripes because of their white belly, zebras are actually black (where the pigment is activated) with white stripes (where the pigment is inhibited) as shows embryological evidence animals.howstuffworks.com…
An Egyptian Zoo was Caught Painting a Donkey to Look Like a Zebra thescottishsun.co.uk/news…
Victorian-era Zoologist Lord Walter Rothschild Once Rode a Zebra-Drawn Carriage to Buckingham Palace. thomsonsafaris.com/blog/t…
Today I learned of the La Paz Traffic Zebras. A government program where people dress as zebras to inform people of traffic laws. wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Paz…
Today I learned of "zebroids" - the cross between a zebra and another equine. Some examples include the zorse, the zonkey, and the zony (zebra + pony) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeb…
Today I learned of the okapi, aka the zebra giraffe, that was once considered a cryptid. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oka…
Zebra stripes act like a confusing optical illusion to flies, making it harder for them to land on zebras and bite them journals.plos.org/plosone…
Teddy Roosevelt and his son killed 512 animals on a safari in 1909. The menagerie includes: 17 lions, 29 zebras, 27 gazelles, 9 black and white monkeys, 8 hippopotami, 2 ostriches, A pelican, 4 crocodiles. vox.com/2015/7/29/9067587…
Zebras are black with white stripes. If you shaved one it would be completely black. onlinemathlearning.com/an…
Zebras are black with white stripes animals.howstuffworks.com…
There is a zebra in hawaii with "golden" stripes instead of black, due to a pigmentation abnormality called amelanism. owlcation.com/stem/Meet-Z…
Zebras are black and have white stripes, and not the other way round scienceabc.com/nature/ani…
Zebras make a sound that's a mix between a small dog and a 90 year old garage door. youtube.com/watch?v=rzueL…
In 2012, an Iowa Man was arrested for a DUI. He had a parrot on his shoulder and a zebra in the back seat. The man's girlfriend reported that they all loved going for car rides. kctv5.com/story/18696296/…
There are Zebra and Donkey hybrids called Zonkey! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeb…

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