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Old 26 July 2018, 04:38 PM
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Mister Ed Egypt zoo accused of painting donkey to look like a zebra

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-44968509

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A zoo in Egypt has denied painting black stripes on a donkey to make it look like a zebra after a photo of the animal appeared online.
It only looks like a donkey because the photo is in colour, of course.

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Old 26 July 2018, 04:53 PM
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Not to beat a dead horse, but I've recently learned that the "zebra" used in 2001: A Space Odyssey actually was one. A dead horse, I mean. Painted to look like a zebra.
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Old 26 July 2018, 04:57 PM
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A zoo in Egypt has denied painting black stripes on a donkey to make it look like a zebra after a photo of the animal appeared online.
I guess that answers that question.

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Unable to find a way around the Israeli blockade, a zoo in Gaza painted two donkeys to look like zebras in 2009.
I'm going to nominate this for oddest non-sequitur (apparent) sentence in a news article.
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