Letter: African kwaggas

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Sir: An article about "zebrass" ("What happens when a donkey meets a zebra", 6 February) stated that the two zebrass in Britain, Zed and Zee, were believed to be the only ones in the world outside the United States.

A species in South Africa, known as "kwaggas", has been in existence for a number of years. Kwaggas had been extinct since the last century, but scientists experimenting with donkey-zebra combinations managed to reproduce them.

The animals can be seen in a game reserve at Stellenbosch near Cape Town.


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