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A zebra's stripes are theorized to protect against predators by camouflaging an individual zebra within a herd, but they may also be a natural insect repellent.

Zebra - Wikipedia

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Zebras are several species of African equids (horse family) united by their distinctive black and ... The unique stripes of zebras make them one of the animals most familiar to people. They occur in...

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? New Study Makes Temperature ...

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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 ...

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? It's Not for Camouflage - Live Science

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Jan 14, 2015 ... Plains zebras living in central Africa, like this one in Uganda, tend to have more defined stripes than plains zebras living in more Southern, ...

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? | Wonderopolis

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Although most people tend to think of the zebra as a white animal with black stripes, scientists have discovered that the zebra is actually a black animal with ...

Why do zebras have stripes? It's not for camouflage, say scientists ...

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Jan 23, 2016 ... New research appears to discredit the age-old theory that zebras' stripes help them evade predators. But if this hypothesis no longer holds up ...

Zebra Stripes Not for Camouflage, New Study Finds | UC Davis

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Jan 22, 2016 ... In earlier studies, Caro and other colleagues have provided evidence suggesting that the zebra's stripes provide an evolutionary advantage by ...

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Riddle Finally Solved - D-brief

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Scientists have offered a number of theories for zebras' stripes - but it turns out, the pattern evolved to deter biting flies.

Why do zebras have stripes? Scientists have the answer | Science ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... There have been many explanations for the zebra's impressive stripes. New research strongly suggests that they have evolved to deter ...

Why Zebras Have Black And White Stripes: New Study Says Not For ...

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Jan 25, 2016 ... It has something to do with the way predators such as cheetahs and lions see zebra stripes in certain lighting conditions, researchers said.