Science: Zebroids

If a passing tourist were observing the fauna about the farmstead of Dr. W. E. Hastings near Mt. Vernon, Ind., he would be aghast. On that pleasant heath graze, plow, cavort, eight zebroids, heavily boned and muscled as their percheron dams, fractious and dainty-footed as their wild zebra sire.

Dr. Hastings obtained from Germany a zebra stallion which he bred to white Arabian mares, percherons and common farm mares, the percherons bearing the best foals. The offspring resemble the ordinary mule in their deep chests, large necks, strong legs, but retain the gaudy...

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