Often, the zebroid appears as a Photoshop mistake, though the spectacular zebra hybrid is no illusion. The hybrid of a zebra with any other equine, the zebroid has been bred since the 19th century, mixing with a dizzying array of species over the years. In the zebroid subfamily, there is the "zorse" (zebra and horse), "zony" (zebra and pony) and "zonkey" (zebra and ... what else?) The zonkey, like the one seen in the background in the above photo, takes on an almost comical compromise between the features of its two parents.
The Portuguese man-of-war—a colonial organism related to the jellyfish—is infamous for its painful sting, but one photographer finds the beauty inside ... More The Portuguese man-of-war—a colonial organism related to the jellyfish—is infamous for its painful sting, but one photographer finds the beauty inside this animal's dangerous embrace. For nearly two years, retired U.S. Navy combat photographer Aaron Ansarov has collected and photographed man-of-wars that wash up on a local Florida beach. Read about the Portuguese man-of-war, and see more photos: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/features/2014/08/140821-portuguese-man-of-war-animal-ocean-science-pictures/
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