Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

Other Animals     2022年09月06日

An extremely rare polka dot baby zebra was spotted in Kenya, and it has captured our hearts. Photographers managed to capture some adorable photos of the baby zebra in Kenyas Masai Mara National Reserve.

Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

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Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

This is the first known case of a zebra with a polka dot appearance like this in the mara Reserve.

Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

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Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

The polka dot appearance comes from a genetic disorder called pseudo-melanism where animals display an abnormality in their stripe pattern

Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

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Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

Pictures of the baby zebra went viral

Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

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Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

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Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

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Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)

You can see a video of the polka-dot baby zebra here:

Baby Zebra Is Born With Dots Instead Of Stripes —First Time Ever Recorded (+8 Pics)