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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zebra

Zebras are several species of African equids (horse family) united by their distinctive black and .... Embryological evidence, however, shows that the animal's background color is black and the white stripes and bellies are additions . It is likely ...

animals.howstuffworks.com/mammals/zebra-stripes1.htm

Melanocyte skin cells produce the pigments that color the fur. Certain chemical messengers regulate which melanocytes deliver their pigment to the zebra ...

www.scienceabc.com/nature/animals/what-color-zebras-black-white-stripes-white-black-stripes.html

As mentioned, zebra embryos are completely black and the white stripes appear ... This means that black is the actual color of the fur, and the white patches are ...

www.quora.com/Are-zebras-black-with-white-stripes-or-white-with-black-stripes-2

We need to use some kind of imaging software and bioinformatics to settle this important ... In the case of the white stripes this development is inhibited. Therefore the colour of the hair/fur is black and the white stripes are a lack of colouration.

www.globalanimal.org/2016/03/28/striped-yes-but-are-they-really-black-and-white

Mar 28, 2016 ... There's actually persuasive science for one over the other. Go ahead and guess the color of a zebra's stripes. Black or white? Then find out ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/animals-skin-colors-zebras-big-cats

Mar 4, 2017 ... Zebras (such as this Burchell's zebra, photographed at Zoo Atlanta) have ... Melanocytes that live between follicles control skin color, says Greg ...

curiosity.com/topics/what-color-are-zebras

Zebra fetuses start out completely black in the womb. As they mature, they develop the white stripes.

www.theguardian.com/science/animal-magic/2015/jan/15/zebra-stripes-function

Jan 15, 2015 ... Do zebra stripes have some kind of adaptive function? Intuitively, the answer has to be yes. But what is it? As yet another study claims to be ...

www.aol.com/article/news/2016/03/28/the-truth-behind-whether-zebras-are-black-or-white/21334610

Mar 28, 2016 ... Those cells are the same ones that determine skin color in humans -- but unlike our species, the pigmentation in a zebra's skin transfers to its ...

unzipyourgenes.wordpress.com/2011/04/04/are-zebras-white-with-black-stripes-or-black-with-white-stripes

Apr 4, 2011 ... From this evidence, we can hypothesize that a zebras stripes are formed from the inhibition of melanin and that the “default” color of a zebra is ...