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11 amazing hybrid animals

April 21, 2010, 12:35 p.m.
A cross between a sheep and a goat grazes

Photo: via virginmedia.com

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Sheep-goats

This cross between a sheep and a goat is rare because goats and sheep each belong to a different genus. Though matings between the two are known to occur, the offspring most often is stillborn. Even so, live births have occurred, the most famous of which happened in Botswana in 2000. Called the Toast of Botswana, the animal was infertile but it had an active libido — so active, in fact, that it earned itself the nickname of "Bemya", meaning rapist.