Rare Black Spotted Zebra

Rare Black Spotted Zebra at masai mara

Rare Black Spotted Zebra with white spots sighted at Masai Mara

Rare Black Spotted Zebra at masai mara: It was on Sunday 15th September 2019 that a surprise of nature was seen in one of Kenya’s premium national reserve called Masai mara national reserve. The newly born rare Zebra with white spots instead of white stripes was sighted in Maasai Mara. The little rare black spotted zebra calve was seen by the driver guide in the morning during his game drive with the guests. It was a great miracle in the morning to see such a unique one of its kind genetically mutated baby zebra which was one day old.

The guests were very excited though the guide was in his maximum happiness to the extent that he named the baby zebra after his surname Tira.  The rare zebra still has all the features of the Zebra, the only difference is the white spots instead of the white stripes as any other normal zebra possess. The other unique characteristic of the rare zebra found in Maasai Mara is the foal short and hairless tail which is not the case with any normal zebra which has a brush-like tail.  The young Zebra also has brown coloring with the dotted markings are unique not only in Kenya Masai mara but worldwide.

Many theories of research have attributed that the zebra stripes help to regulate its body temperature according to Research from the University of California Los Angeles. They added that the amount and intensity of the zebra stripes can be best predicted by the level of temperature in a given environment where the Zebra lives.  

This is the second unique identification in the history of Zebras and the first one still happened in Masai Mara in 2012. In 2012 the wildlife photographer Paul Golstein sighted an elongated stripped backed Zebra in Masai Mara. The zebra had spots on its back which were unusual in the normal zebras. It was a misfortune later when it was discovered that the Zebra had been ostracized from the herd by its fellow zebras. It’s our wish and prayer that this little unique rare zebra will not fall as a victim of the same and it will be accepted with all the love from the team.

Rare Black Spotted Zebra in Masai Mara Kenya Reserve
Rare Black Spotted Zebra

Kenya is one of the best tourism destinations not only in Africa but the entire world with rare and best national parks and game reserves. Maasai Mara has dominated the history of new unique discoveries in the wildlife. It was this year that Black leopard was spotted in Maasai mara, in 2012 the unique zebra sighted and on 15th September 2019, the new unique little rare black spotted zebra has been also sighted. Masai Mara is home to wildlife miracles which can excite more guests always.

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