12 Hybrid Animals You Wouldn’t Believe Exist


Though naturally-occurring buffalo-cattle hybrids have been spotted in North America as early as the 18th Century, the animal today know as beefalo were created solely for meat production. Retaining the buffalo’s size but cow’s docile demeanor, they’re less damaging to fields.


The Tibetan version of the United States’ beefalo, the dzo, is a cross between a Tibetan yak and a domestic cow. They produce more milk and meat than either of their parent species.