… the zoo’s director, Mohamed Sultan, insisted his zebras were 100 percent legit to local radio station Nogoum FM, a local vet told the Cairo-based ExtraNews.TV that a zebra’s snout should be black and the stripes should be more consistent and parallel, according to the BBC.
CBS News also notes that zebras and donkeys, despite both bearing a resemblance to horses, are different species.
Other zoos have also been accused of trying to gray the area between zebras and donkeys.
Here is a real zebra next to a donkey. You be the judge if the above zebras are painted donkeys.