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Africa Geographic - A black baby zebra

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Africa Geographic - A black baby zebra

Post  Laikipia on Fri May 09, 2014 9:33 am

A black baby zebra

Earlier this month Michael Fitt came across this newborn zebra in the north-western area of the Okavango Delta, in Vumbura Concession. The zebra has a rather amazing dark colour due to a small genetic abnormality linked to the amount of melanin affecting the pigmentation of the fur.

Some lovely photos  Very Happy 


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Re: Africa Geographic - A black baby zebra

Post  whitestarling on Fri May 09, 2014 12:32 pm

 Some really lovely shots thanks Lai for the link, really unusual, I do hope he survives, but as it says in the story he really will stand out as a target for predators. Keeping my fingers x for him

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