The sculpture is expertly finished by hand to create its unique details. The sculpture then receives an advanced protective coating, a technology that has been developed in the USA. Further extensive finishing work is carried out by specialists in South Africa including the application of an anti-tarnish treatment followed by the painstaking process of hand painting the contrasting detailing onto the silver plated sculpture.
Zebra foals are born with brown and white stripes as opposed to black and white stripes. Mares generally keep all other zebras away for 2-3 days until her foal recognizes her by sight, voice and smell.