Can A Giraffe Mate With A Zebra?

If you thought that zebras are closely related to giraffes and/or okapis: No.

If you thought that zebras are closely related to giraffes and/or okapis: No.

Although giraffes and okapis are in the same family, they are too widely separated to interbreed even if they occupied the same habitats, which they don’t.

Can a horse mate with a zebra?

Horses and zebras can reproduce, and whether the result is a zorse or a hebra depends on the parents. It’s an unusual pairing usually requiring human help. Other zebra hybrids include the zonkey. Properly imprinted, equine hybrids can be trained like other domestic donkeys and horses.

What animal looks like a cross between a zebra and a giraffe?

okapi

Is an okapi a cross between a giraffe and a zebra?

Okapis look like a cross between zebras and giraffes. In fact, it is the only living relative to the giraffe. In addition to long necks, okapis have reddish bodies, black-and-white striped legs and 12-inch, purple, prehensile tongues.

Can humans cross with animals?

In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a non-human organism, survive, and even grow inside a host animal, in this case, pigs.