1. Zebras are actually black, with white stripes.
  2. A group of zebras is called a "dazzle".
  3. The weird offspring of a donkey and a zebra is called a "zonkey."
  4. Zebras are responsible for more injuries to U.S. zookeepers than any other animal.
  5. If a zebra is attacked, its family will come to its defense circling the wounded zebra and attempting to drive off predators.
  6. Ostriches and zebras often live together to protect each other from predators. The ostrich can see better and the zebra can hear or smell danger better.
  7. Two zebras died of hunger in a zoo in Palestine and were replaced with donkeys painted with black and white stripes.
  8. People pay thousands of dollars to hunt Zebras and other African wildlife on large ranches in Texas.
  9. Although some individual zebras have been domesticated, most cannot. They are unpredictable and known to attack people.
  10. Scientists can identify individual zebras by "scanning" their stripes like a barcode.
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