What if all our sins were judged by the most innocent creatures we hurt? What if those we failed fought for our soul against those we helped? How would you fare?
The artist was inspired by thoughts of morality, ethics, love, worldview, and inaction. The Zebra commands a strong, almost Godly, presence as he seems to weigh the viewers soul, have they done enough? Could we really let beautiful animals such as this one perish at our hands through our indifference? If we do, we truly are inadequate of the beauty we are so quickly losing.