Happiness is.....

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ApacheDan
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Happiness is.....

Post by ApacheDan » Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:27 pm

A new group of 6 adult Zebras, with at least 2 proven females in the group!

As part of the deal I had to take some juvies....this guy is kinda cute, with a dolphin-face. Is that what you call snub-nose? He/she is about 2.5"/ Can this be bred and if so, will the fry be like him/her?

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Re: Happiness is.....

Post by John » Thu Jun 26, 2008 7:28 pm

ApacheDan wrote:A new group of 6 adult Zebras, with at least 2 proven females in the group!
Congrats on your purchase :)
ApacheDan wrote:Is that what you call snub-nose?
Yup, he/she is a snubnose.
ApacheDan wrote:Can this be bred and if so, will the fry be like him/her?
Yes he/she can be bred and the fry doesn't automatically will be snubnosed, read about snubnoses here: http://www.zebrapleco.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=293
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Post by pureplecs » Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:14 pm

I wish some adult zebra happiness would find its way to MY part of Florida!!!! Congratulations on the new additions! :D

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Post by TwoTankAmin » Thu Jun 26, 2008 9:11 pm

Nice score.

So you have to suffer having a few juvies- life is tough :P
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Post by Joby » Thu Jun 26, 2008 10:11 pm

Great looking new arrivals :)

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Post by ApacheDan » Fri Jun 27, 2008 1:12 pm

Thank you all for the fine wishes. I hope they settle down soon, so they can start doing the "wild thing" :lol:

John, regarding the snubnose, thanks for the info. I think the thread is inconclusive...the condition itself might be induced by shinning a torch and the male squeezing the fry against the cave; by too much of a hard eggshell, or maybe genetics. Either way, snubnose zebras can have normal fries. I kinda like mine...so if it ever reproduces or if I ever have snubnose fry otherwise, I would tell a buyer of the condition and it would be up to the buyer to accept it or not. I know I might be stepping the toes of some purists, but beauty is in the eye of the beholder.. :roll:

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Post by b0ot » Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:16 pm

Dan they are very nice looking either way. Let me know when u wanna send me sum up my way here in Georgia. :-)

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