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The 10 Weirdest Animal Stories of 2009From dyed donkeys to cat-sized rats, we revisit the 10 craziest stories of the year
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Updated: Monday Dec 21, 2009 | 06:00 AM EST
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No zebras? No problem! Staffers at the Gaza City zoo couldn't afford to import zebras to their facility, so instead, they colored two white donkeys with women's hair dye and masking tape! Hey, it was better than their first solution: using paint.
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