The Iberian zebro: what kind of a beast was it?

@inproceedings{Nores2015TheIZ,
  title={The Iberian zebro: what kind of a beast was it?},
  author={C. Nores and Arturo Morales Mu{\~n}iz and Laura Llorente Rodr{\'i}guez and E. A. Bennett and Eva-Maria Geigl},
  year={2015}
}
ABSTRACT Seven centuries before the discovery of the African zebras by the Europeans, the names zebro and zebra were given to an enigmatic equid widely reported in the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. Roughly 150 toponyms deriving from the words zebro/a have been recorded in Iberia starting from the IXth century A.D. together with 65 Portuguese Forais and 16 Spanish Fueros (i.e. town laws) referred to these animals as onagri or zebros — Latin and Romance etimology respectively — during… Expand
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