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How Zebras Got Their Stripes

Por qu las cebras tienen rayas

Comment les zbres ont reu leurs rayures

How Zebras Got Their Stripes

Pourquoi Tale (fiction), 432 words, Level K (Grade 2)
How Zebras Got Their Stripes is a Ugandan pourquoi tale about two donkeys that are tired of working and want an easier life. They meet a wise man who turns the donkeys into zebras by painting them. The idea catches on, but some of the donkeys run out of patience and pay the price.