Mules, Zorses and Other Cross-Species Blog Archive on May 9, 2009, 7:30

by Violet Inkpen, age 12

Did you ever hear of the term hybrid? It means two different species crossed. I learned about it in science and by reading magazines and books. The mule is a hybrid, a cross between a male donkey and a female horse. Hybrids usually can’t breed and if they can it is only with a species of one of the parents.

So have you ever heard of a Zorse? Can you guess what it is? A cross between a horse and Zebra! They look like horses but they have stripes. Most of them have the coloring of a Pinto but with darker colored stripes of white and brown in the spots