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Old 26 July 2018, 09:40 PM
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Mister Ed Zoo accused of painting donkeys to look like zebras

An Egyptian zoo is insisting it did not paint a pair of donkeys to look like zebras. Cairo's International Garden municipal park became a target of ridicule after an Egyptian student, Mahmoud Sarhan, posted images on Facebook of the suspicious beast. Sarhan said that the zoo's two zebras were obviously painted donkeys, a view that has since been embraced by online animal experts. However, zoo director Mohamed Sultan told a local radio station that his zebras are real, dismissing claims that they are just painted donkeys, according to the BBC.
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Old 26 July 2018, 09:57 PM
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Zebra-a-chow

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Old 26 July 2018, 11:38 PM
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One of the articles linked to a video of the "zebras." They sure look painted to me. Or zebras with very strange, sad coats.
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YEah, almost as soon as I posted, I saw that one. I am rusty on posting procedure. I also could not remember how to delete
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I did not see a painted donkey as much as a likely donkey/zebra cross bred animal.

ETA: but IANAAB (Animal Breeder) or any other professional whom would have any sort of insight into such matters.
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I did not see a painted donkey as much as a likely donkey/zebra cross bred animal.

ETA: but IANAAB (Animal Breeder) or any other professional whom would have any sort of insight into such matters.
The stripes on his face running is the giveaway, though...
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