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...
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 ...
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 22, 2016 ... In earlier studies, Caro and other colleagues have provided evidence suggesting
that the zebra's stripes provide an evolutionary advantage by ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Many mammals, snakes and insects have developed special ways of blending
into their ... Do you see how the zebras' stripes could confuse their enemies?
Jan 29, 2015 ... Scientists have previously hypothesized that zebras' stripes evolved for ... like
antelopes — that do not have stripes but live in the same areas.
Apr 1, 2014 ... The zebra's striped coat is simultaneously extraordinary and stunning. So
wondrous, in fact, that many people have imagined it to be evidence ...