The wild and woolly world of hybrids is setting evolutionary ideas back on their heels.
Zonkeys attest to the variations possible within the “horse kind.”
In 2006, on the south end of Banks Island, that a 65-year-old hunter shot and killed the first documented grizzly/polar hybrid (grolar bear) in the wild.PDF Download
Joining the ranks of such hybrid animals as ligers and wholphins, is a new hybrid salamander breed of the California tiger salamander and barred salamanders.
James Owen, in a National Geographic News story, explains how a growing number of “hybrid species” have been observed in the wild.