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    09-07-2011, 10:43 PM
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Yearling
Do zebras make good pets

I was just wondering if they make good pets.. Or are they stubborn, mean, etc...?

I'm not going to be getting one, but I can dream right?
     
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    09-07-2011, 10:46 PM
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Yearling
I have heard that they are vicious! Ha, like super aggressive. I have a friend who had a Zonkey (zebra donkey) who got their horse pregnant..haha!
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    09-07-2011, 10:57 PM
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Green Broke
Honestly, I'm not a fan of exotic pets period. Zebras have a temperament that is not "pet" friendly.
     
    09-07-2011, 11:04 PM
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Weanling
Nope- lol. I have heard they are downright mean (even compared to other wild animals). I think even the Zorse (zebra horse hybrid) is more than most can handle. They sure are pretty though!
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    09-07-2011, 11:35 PM
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Trained
No...keep in mind that zebras are not domesticated.
     
    09-08-2011, 12:23 AM
  #6
Yearling
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Originally Posted by PaintHorseMares    
No...keep in mind that zebras are not domesticated.

I know...I just saw a couple on craigslist and wondered what they were like
     
    09-08-2011, 12:32 AM
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Trained
Zebras are wild animals. In my opinion, NO wild animal should ever be a pet. I don't care if it was raised in captivity, it's still a wild animal, not domesicated.
     
    09-08-2011, 12:42 AM
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Green Broke
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Originally Posted by LovesMyDunnBoy    
I have heard that they are vicious! Ha, like super aggressive. I have a friend who had a Zonkey (zebra donkey) who got their horse pregnant..haha!
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Thats impossible there sterile meaning they can't reproduce
     
    09-08-2011, 12:42 AM
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Green Broke
Haha I have a feeling it wouldnt be like racing stripes if that's what you're hoping ;) I've often wondered that too........ can you imagine the looks you would get riding in a show on a ZEBRA!
     
    09-08-2011, 12:52 AM
  #10
Foal
     

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