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Is a zebra black with white stripes or white with black stripes
WHAT IS A ZORSE AND WHAT IS A ZEBRULE?
Although zebras and domestic horses are similar in shape and belong to the same family, they are genetically quite different. Horses have 64 chromosomes and zebras between 32 and 40. This means that zebras and horses do not readily interbreed, but should this happen, it is usually between a zebra stallion and a mare. The result is a strange, partially striped animal called a zebroid, zorse, zedonk or zebrule. Because of their genetic incompatibility these hybrids are always sterile, like a mule, and are not of much practical use. However, zebroids, zorses, zedonks, zebrules and quagga are incredibly useful and extant words for players of Scrabble.
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