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Zebracorn -- April Fool's Day, 2013
The Monarto Zoo in South Australia announced that a "zebracorn" had been born in the zoo. It was so named because it had a "peculiar looking bump" on its forehead, as if it was growing a horn. Thus a zebra-unicorn. However, the zebracorn was not on display as it was residing in an off-limits area.

April Fool Categories: Fictitious Creatures, Australia, 2013.
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