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Why zebras are not domesticated?

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Asked by nidadhavolou suryanarayan, 25 Jan '10 10:14 pm
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Bcoz, they are different in nature and they can't be easily tamed and trained like horses and cows.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 26 Jan '10 01:01 am

 
  
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Zebras can be domesticated..If lions can be domesticated ( See the film Born Free) and even tigers and leopards( Read about Billy Arjan Singh and Dudhwa national park) so can zebras. It is just that humans have never tried to domesticate them. And thank God they haven't. Zebras are related to horses and humans would have made them do all kinds of terrible work instead of letting them run free in the wild.
Answered by joyoti sen, 25 Jan '10 11:07 pm

 
  
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Who told u so?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/be/Zebra-t ame-jumping.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 2/2e/WalterRothschildWithZebras.jpg

They are not domesticated nowadays because they r prolly classified as an endangered species.
Answered by A Moin, 26 Jan '10 07:55 am

 
  
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U cannot say whic zebra is urs and which one is ur neighbours :D
Answered by conviction, 26 Jan '10 01:13 am

 
  
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Agree with thampi
Answered by RSehgal, 25 Jan '10 10:46 pm

 
  
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To be domesticated ,animals must meet certain criteria like 1) animals should have good disposition 2) should not panic under pressure 3) happy to breed in captivity etc, Zebras" unpredictable nature and tendancy to attack humans preclude them from being good candidates for domestication,
Answered by thampy chacko, 25 Jan '10 10:42 pm

 
  
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Because children will mistake the term zebra crossing.
Answered by Wolverine Logan, 25 Jan '10 10:21 pm

 
  
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Because we happen to be multi-racial, and they would get confused
Answered by judalline, 25 Jan '10 10:15 pm

 
  
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