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Ippo the Zonkey Is the Cronut of Italy

In the picture Ippo, a specimen of zonkey, a rare junction of a female donkey and a male zebra born three days ago. Florence, 23 July 2013.
The zonkey is the small one. Photo: Carolo Ferraro/ANSA/Corbis

Nature tried to keep them apart, by giving them different genes. Man tried to keep them apart, by putting a fence in between their pens at their animal reserve in Florence, Italy. But this zebra and this donkey really wanted to bang, so they found a way to bang. The result was Ippo, a zonkey born two days ago. He’s like a cronut, except you can’t eat hi— … he’s like a cronut.