Meet Ippo the zonkey, a lovely two-for-one hybrid of the zebra and the donkey. Ippo was born just four months ago at an animal reserve in Florence, Italy. Her parents’ unusual tryst occurred when her father, Martin the zebra, jumped the fence at his enclosure and entered an enclosure housing endangered Amiata donkeys. In the enclosure, Martin met Giada and, twelve months later, little Ippo was born!
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Even if you’re a dedicated animal enthusiast, you can’t honestly expect to know all of the 1,367,555 non-insect animal species, that are identified on the face of Earth today! Here’s a new list of 21 more animals you’ve most likely never heard of, and probably won’t see prancing around your backyard anytime soon.
Most of us don’t grasp the variety of animals species that inhabit the Earth today, and some even get surprised as they find out there’s an animal they haven’t heard of before. But seriously now – out of 1,367,555 identified non-insect animal species that live on Earth today, how do you expect to know every single one of them? Inspired by reddit, we put together a selection of 22 animals you probably didn’t know existed.
Redditor gyyp answers some questions you’ve probably never even had, like, “What do you get if you combine a duck and a horse?”, and gives you… a Dorse! Snake and horse? Snorse! Elephant and duck? Elephuck! “I like creating stupid animal species,” says gyyp, who has already bred more than 20 new animal species in Photoshop. Would you like to see one of these in reality?
No matter how powerful God seems to be, he sometimes just runs out of paint (melanin), and every time this happens an albino animal is born. Albino animals are rare in nature, and a man always had a fascination for these creatures since ancient times. Some cultures considered albinos as sacred animals,while others – as demoniac ones, but I’m sure you will find it very educating to see this list of 26 weird albino animals.