Zebras have stripes to repel bugs, such as biting flies. A research team from the University of California found that biting flies that normally attack animals like zebras avoid t...
Stripes. The black and white stripes may have one or several functions. It was
previously believed that zebras were white animals with ...
Jan 15, 2015 ... The answer to the age-old question may come down to temperature, suggests a
study that finds more stripes on zebras in warmer places.
Apr 1, 2014 ... Zebra stripes evolved to keep pesky insects at bay, according to the most
thorough study to date on the subject. All three species of zebra have ...
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 ... Scientists have offered a number of theories for zebras' stripes - but it turns out,
the pattern evolved to deter biting flies.
Jan 29, 2015 ... A team of life scientists has found part of the answer: The amount and intensity of
striping in different zebra populations can be best predicted ...
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 ...
May 14, 2015 ... The zebra's black and white striped pattern could not be more obvious. Whether
roaming around the zoo or running across the Serengeti, the ...
Aug 12, 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 ...