If wishes were zorses

Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction. Peter is reading Game of Thrones, and the constant mention of “zorses” piqued our curiosity. And what do you know, a zorse is the offspring of a male zebra and a female horse.

Turns out there is lots to zebroid nomenclature. Depending on the species of the sire and dame, you’ll either get a zonkey, a zorse, a zony and so on.

On the search for more remix animals, imagine my excitement upon discovering the honest-to-God existence of Napoleon Dynamite’s famed creature, the liger.

Bred for its skills in magic:

More animal portmanteaus.

Images: “Zeedonk” by sannse / CC BY SA 3.0 Unported and “Ligertrainer” by Andy Carvin / CC BY SA 2.5 Generic via Wikimedia Commons.