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Rare 'Zonkey' born in Northern Mexico zoo

A rare cross between a zebra and a donkey, or a 'zonkey,' was born at Reynosa Zoo in Northern Mexico.
April 25, 2014 12:45:12 PM PDT
A new bundle of joy was welcomed to the animal kingdom this week.

A rare cross between a zebra and a donkey, or a "zonkey," was born Monday at Reynosa Zoo in Northern Mexico.

Rayas, a female zebra, would sneak out every day to visit Ignacio, the dwarf albino donkey that lives on a nearby farm. Ignacio would also visit, zoo officials said.

Zebra and donkey chromosomes are not compatible, which makes the calf, named Khumba, extra special.

ABC News contributed to this report.


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