Egypt zoo paints donkey with stripes to show it as Zebra.


This zoo in Cairo has painted a donkey with zebra stripes to show it as a zebra to the visitors. A student visiting the zoo was baffled to see the animal with what looked like marks drawn by paint and shared it on facebook. the paint too seemed washing out, however the zoo authorities refused it and said it was a real zebra.

Mahmoud Sarhan put the images on Facebook after visiting Cairo’s International Garden municipal park and it quickly went viral for the obvious reasons across social media platforms. Sharing the photo the young man wrote in Arabic: “The stupidity has reached in the country that they brought a local donkey and painted it to look like a zebra.”

People slammed the zoo for this act.