What Makes Up the Name: zebra + donkey
See? Told you. That's the other good thing about these. I don't have to explain it or tell jokes because what you see is what you get. You get zonkey. Say it with me now.
Origin: Charles Darwin, yes, the Charles Darwin mentioned several zebroid crosses in his book Origin of the Species (maybe you've heard of it?) in 1859, but the first zonkey came to be in 2005.