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Animals with stripes

[Update - she and her sister are heading out to great homes!] Tiger is a big beautiful girl with lovely stripes who likes to roll over and show you her belly! She's just 3 years old, and here with her sister? Misty (see board) -their owner didn't want them anymore, and so they they need new loving homes. Already spayed, also declawed. Adopt 1 or both! (105359a) Interested? Apply to adopt: www.morrisanimalr...

Okapi. Although well known to Egyptians in ancient times, and to pygmies since prehistory, the Okapi’s existence was only confirmed and accepted by western science in the 20th century. At first, scientists thought it was some kind of forest dwelling zebra, because of the stripes on its legs, but now it is known to be the closest and only living relative to the giraffe! Just like the giraffe, the Okapi is an usually peaceful vegetarian with a very long, bluish gray tongue.

Rabbit with racing stripe-- The Most Awesome Striped Animals (PHOTOS)

Striped Skunks. Their colors do not camoflage them since few animals will mess with them. They are not built to run fast. Their legs are made for digging, so they run with a slow "waddle." In the dark they can be mistaken for cats until they run. They spray as a last resort, giving several warnings first.

"So mom, am I white with black stripes or black with white stripes??" The question that I would LOVE to know the answer to cause I have NO clue!!

Zebras are arresting animals with dramatic stripes and tough life style in the herd. Their stripes serve to confuse predators and allow the colts to identify their mothers.

Scottish Wildcats, also known as Highland Tigers, are one of Britain’s rarest animals with as few as 400 thought to be left in the UK, mainly in the Scottish Highlands. These felines at first glance could be mistaken for a feral domestic cat, but have wider heads, distinctive striped coats, and blunt, bushy tails

Scottish Wildcats, also known as Highland Tigers, are one of Britain’s rarest animals with as few as 400 thought to be left in the UK, mainly in the Scottish Highlands. These felines at first glance could be mistaken for a feral domestic cat, but have wider heads, distinctive striped coats, and blunt, bushy tails

Imagine looking out at your garden to discover our majestic, boldly colored, wild feline sculpture on the prowl! The heart of Indonesia wildlife is captured in our two-foot-long, Tiger garden sculpture. Our artist has taken great care with the tiger's credible pose and realistic eyes to create a fitting addition to your home or garden. This fiercely beautiful tiger statue is amazingly detailed, cast in quality designer resin, and hand-painted with characteristic thick black tiger stripes that...

we caught glimpses of these beautiful animals between the trees before seeing the giraffes. Zebras are sneaky with their striped camouflage between the bushes and trees!

A zebra's entire body is covered with stripes. A zebra's stripe pattern, like the giraffe's pattern, is unique. No two zebras have exactly the same stripe pattern. See another animal that relies on camouflage next.

Chipmunk Credit: Kevin James | k.d.james | flickrRather than having the characteristic black-and-white stripes running down their tawny bodies, albino chipmunks are white with pale butterscotch stripes. This albino chipmunk was photographed at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm in North Somerset, United Kingdom, in June 2011.

The bongo is a large antelope living in Africa. It has a reddish-brown coat with narrow white stripes. The pattern of the stripes looks something like a harness. Check out an eagle going after its prey next.

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Okari | not a Zebra relative but a Giraffe relative | lives in high altitudes in the rain forests of Congo, in central Africa. It was only discovered by scientists in 1901. With white-and-black stripes on its legs, it was first thought to be some kind of a rainforest zebra or a forest-dwelling horse. ♥ My second favorite animal ♥