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Silly Saturday Night Post: So The Zebra's Your Brand...

Denver Zoo bathroom door: Mike in Tucson, AZ mortgage lender

~ Bathroom Stall Door, Denver Zoo Men's Room ~

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Denver Zoo bathroom door: Mike in Tucson, AZ mortgage lender

With apologies to my friend Missy Caulk...

I've been browsing blogs on Active Rain and Facebook this evening, and I came across more than one post regarding an unlikely lawsuit involving the use of the Zebra as a trademark.

Inna Hardison's post on the subject got me to thinking of my most recent run-in with a Zebra.  It was at the Denver Zoo last December on a visit with two of my favorite grand daughters. (We have seven scattered around the country, and every one knows that she's Grandpa Oso's favorite.)

I like the Denver Zoo's bathroom decor.  Don't you?  If your local zoo has something similar, please post a photo. 

The Zebra wasn't my favorite, though.  I'm waiting for someone to pick up on this Rhino Brand.  Oh, wait!  That's the wrong end.



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Comment balloon 18 commentsMike Jones • March 05 2011 11:54PM


I just love the Denver Zoo.  Guess I haven't heard about the "Zebra controversy"....think I go check that out.

Posted by Eileen Liles, Macht-Liles Real Estate Group - Cedaredge, CO (970-216-0530 http://WeSellDeltaCounty.com) over 9 years ago

Zebra controversy ? guess we have missed knowing about that.

Posted by Bob & Carolin Benjamin, East Phoenix Arizona Homes (Benjamin Realty LLC) over 9 years ago
Those are very cute pictures. I enjoyed them. Thanks For the post.
Posted by Michael Kitsch (Coldwell Banker) over 9 years ago

How funny is that.  My kids would love this!  Awesome!

Posted by Larry Bettag, Vice-President of National Production (Cherry Creek Mortgage Illinois Residential Mortgage License LMB #0005759 Cherry Creek Mortgage NMLS #: 3001) over 9 years ago

Can't think of any Zebra bathroom decor in Las Vegas, but Main Street Station Casino downtown has a couple of pieces of the Berlin Wall behind the urinals. You may be on to a very long-tail (pun intended) topic!

Posted by John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate (Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace) over 9 years ago

Pictures in the bathroom....is nothing off limits to you and your faithful camera? lol  I love a Zoo's decoration.  Have never been to the Devenr Zoo.  Good Stuff!

Posted by Kate Bourland, Onlilne Marketing Mobile Marketing (Marketing with Kate) over 9 years ago

We don't have a zoo here in Medford, Oregon.  There is a Wildlife Images, I guess that is kinda like a zoo.  They don't have any Zebras though.  Just Lions, Tigers and Bears... oh my.

Posted by Cheryl Malone (Windermere Van Vleet) over 9 years ago

Cool shots. I hope neither the zoo nor the painter decides to object... :-)

Posted by MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years (Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty) over 9 years ago

Have not heard about any Zebra issues...and I really love the Denver Zoo and does my nine year old.

Posted by Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes (Waves Realty) over 9 years ago

Love the stalls painted at the zoo - I don't think my zoo has anything like that.

Posted by Carol Zingone, Global Realtor in Jax Beach, FL - ABR, CRS, CIPS (Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty) over 9 years ago

This Zebra lawsuit is bizarre. I do not know all the details from both sides, but I have a hard time figuring out why a person who makes her living off of realtors would think that suing one would ever help her business.

Posted by Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist (eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales) over 9 years ago


The photos are mine, not the Zoo's or the painter's.  :)

Mike in Tucson

Posted by Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495 (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) ) over 9 years ago

Great image!  And if anyone wants a Zebra on their bathroom door, Amazon has Zebra posters from 99 cents & up.  :-)  As I said over on FB, the silver lining to all this controversary may be that people selling Zebra-themed stuff will see an uptick in their business.....  :-)

Posted by Cheryl Johnson over 9 years ago

Too funny.

Posted by Douglas Trudeau, MBA, Assoc. Broker, Selling Tucson Real Estate (Tierra Antigua Realty) over 9 years ago

Mike - thanks for sharing! I was at our local zoo a few weeks ago with my granddaughter - it was the first time I had been to a zoo since my own kids where small and we lived in Europe.

Posted by Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor (Charles Rutenberg Realty) over 9 years ago

I got this this AM on a good Old Google Alert. You are welcome to use my name, no apologies necessary.


Posted by Missy Caulk, Savvy Realtor - Ann Arbor Real Estate (Missy Caulk TEAM) over 9 years ago

LOL, Mike - I LOVE the photos.  Missy - you started something there, LOL. 

Posted by Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739 (Dominion Fine Properties) over 9 years ago

I love it!  These are great!

Posted by Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036 (Shahar Management) over 9 years ago

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