Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Fake Zebra. Original Idea.

A zoo in Gaza has used hair dye, masking tape and a paint brush to transform two donkeys into zebras.

Facing Israeli restrictions on the import of animals, zoo owner Mohammed Bargouthi decided instead to paint the white female donkey, delighting Palestinian children.

Bargouthi told Reuters that painting the animals was much cheaper than paying $40,000 to smuggle real zebras through tunnels into Gaza City.