Monday, July 20, 2009

Donkey in pajamas

For some reason people always like seeing zebra. When I used to guide tourists always had that extra bit of excitement in their tone when I showed them zebras. The common zebra around here is the Burchell's Zebra. They way to recognise a Burchell's Zebra is by the brown phantom stripe they have on the white stripes.
I have a question for you today. Other than turning it on its back to look, how do you see the difference between a male and female zebra?
Answer: The males are black with white stripes and the females are white with black stripes. Or is it the other way around?


  1. I have the same problem. I can never tell which zebras are white on black and which are black on white.

  2. I went to the zoo here a couple days ago to get a photo of a sad zebra. Your photo wins by far!

  3. LOL! I never knew that, now I guess seeing one is going to become a challenge to tell which is which! Lovely photograph! Interesting that they are my company's main marketing tool!

  4. LOL!!! All our overseas friends love giraffes .. fascinated by them!
    Left you a responding comment on my blog .. she was good then (my life-changing-needing-to-make-a-difference-in-someone's-life encounter!)

  5. That's wonderful...! I happen to be particularly fond of zebras. Is it true that no one can ever ride a zebra?