Hurst: Hi there, Carol! I have a fun story to start us out. A photographer in Tanzania spotted a rare blonde zebra.
Carol: How do you think it colored its hair blonde? That’s a lot of boxes of hair color.
Hurst: Well, actually the zebra has a rare case of partial albinism, giving it a unique blonde appearance. Not much is known about these albino zebras and how they survive in the wild but I’m hoping scientists will start out their search for knowledge with a study to see if blondes really have more fun!
Carol: Yeah, I’m sure that will be the first thing on the docket…
Wee Orange ‘Pumpkin’ Frogs Have Bones That Glow Through Their Skin from Live Science
‘Scuba-diving’ lizard can stay underwater for 16 minutes from Science Daily
Cull invasive mammals to save island species, experts urge from The Guardian
Want to Adopt a Wild Horse? The Government Will Pay You $1,000 from The New York Times
Study Suggests Deep-Sea Creatures Are Eating Plastic from US News
Extremely rare ‘blonde’ zebra photographed from National Geographic
How to Save the American Racehorse from New York Times