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 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 ...
Apr 2, 2014 ... Scientists have offered a number of theories for zebras' stripes - but it turns out,
the pattern evolved to deter biting flies.
Jan 25, 2016 ... In a study published online in the journal PLoS ONE, scientists found that zebra
stripes cannot be involved in allowing the animals to blend in ...
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 ...
Aug 11, 2015 ... It is a mystery which has been the source of many a heated debate, flummoxing
naturalists since Charles Darwin's era: why does a zebra have ...
Jan 24, 2016 ... A new study suggests that it is highly unlikely that the Zebras' stripes have
evolved in an effort to provide camouflage.
Why zebras evolved their characteristic black-and-white stripes has been the
subject of ... The stripes, they say, came about to keep away blood-sucking flies.
Jan 25, 2016 ... A zebra's black and white stripes are apparently not for camouflage, experts in
California said. If that is so, what are zebra stripes for, then?