zebra (my favorite picture!) WHY IS THE ZEBRA OUR MASCOT? In medical school, doctors are taught "when hearing hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras." Carcinoid Cancer & Neuroendocrine Tumors has been thought of as 'rare'and therefore may be considered a zebra.
I think peacocks are stunning birds, but they absolutely scare me to death. photo by Jason Busch