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Rare Zedonk Bred in Georgia

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While we broke the news on the birth of an unusual mixed breed animal, Pippi the zedonk back in July, CNN just caught on, so we thought her worthy of another mention.

The offspring of a female donkey and a male zebra, Pippi is extremely rare. According to the vet who treats Pippi and the other animals on the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve in Dahlonega, Georgia, the pairing of a male donkey and female horse isn't unusual -- they produce mules -- but it rarely happens the other way. So far, say handlers, Pippi takes after both her mother and father, but sounds like a zebra.

Photo via aaymca.com