Zebras are several species of African equids (horse family) united by their
distinctive black and white striped coats. Their stripes come in ...
Jan 15, 2015 ... A leopard may not be able to change its spots, but some zebras change their
stripes. Zebras in warmer places have more stripes, a new study ...
Jan 14, 2015 ... Thick, black stripes may help zebras regulate their body heat by creating small-
scale eddies of wind that cool their bodies in the heat of the ...
Apr 2, 2014 ... There have been many explanations for the zebra's impressive stripes. New
research strongly suggests that they have evolved to deter ...
Jan 22, 2016 ... If you've always thought of a zebra's stripes as offering some type of
camouflaging protection against predators, it's time to think again, suggest ...
To humans, a zebra's stripes stick out like a sore thumb, so it's hard to imagine
that the stripes act as camouflage. Zoologists believe stripes offer zebras ...
To the human eye it seems absurd. The zebra's black and white striped pattern
could not be more obvious. Whether roaming around the zoo or running across ...
Apr 2, 2014 ... Scientists have offered a number of theories for zebras' stripes - but it turns out,
the pattern evolved to deter biting flies.
Apr 1, 2014 ... Why did zebras evolve to have stripes? Researchers say they've definitively
solved the century-old riddle, and it has to do with flies.
Feb 2, 2016 ... Scientists have been arguing about the purpose of zebra stripes since the 1800s.
They still don't have a good answer for why the patterning ...