Okay, so we’re genetically predisposed to want to mate within our own species, right (although some creatures claiming to be humans will mate with anything)? Well, science and genetics seem to be fickle things, and it is possible for some animals to cross-breed.

Consider, for example, the Liger and the Tigon, which come from cross-breeding Lions and Tigers. You’ve heard about those, right?

Now, those are interesting, but apparently, the fun doesn’t stop there.

Apparently, among cats, we have, among others, the Pumapard.

And among our aquatic friends, we have the Wholphin (srsly, that name should be pretty self-explanatory).

Now, even among our equine friends, we have some interesting subjects:

Take, say, the Hinny.

Or perhaps the only other creature with a cuter name than “wholphin,” the Zonkey (aka zebrass, zebronkey, zeass, zeedonk, zedonk, zebadonk, zenkey, donbra, donbri, donkra, zebrinny, clive, zebrula, debra).

Now, someone please try cross-breeding horses and narwhals. Maybe we can finally get man-made unicorns.

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