Embryological evidence, however, shows that the animal's background color is
black and the white stripes and bellies are additions.
During the colonial era all zebras were white with black stripes. ... however,
shows that the animal's background color is black and the white stripes and
Grevy's zebras have narrower stripes and black stripes running down their spines
. ... That means black is the actual color of the fur, and the white patches are
simply the ... They also sport wide stripes against a cream-colored background.
May 16, 2011 ... (WILDLIFE) The zoological Rorschach test: Are zebras white with black stripes or
black with white stripes? There's actually persuasive science ...
Aug 15, 2004 ... It is also believed that zebras' skin colour is black with white stripes. ... answer
would be that perception of stripes depends on their background.
Aug 16, 2013 ... Black with white stripes. Some zebras have white fur on their bellies, which
suggests that white is the background colour and the black stripes ...
Apr 4, 2011 ... I learned once upon a time that zebras are white with black stripes, ... “mammals
do not have their colors painted on a white background.”.
Feb 9, 2012 ... Study suggests distracting effects of black-and-white pattern. ... A new study finds
that zebra stripes disrupt light patterns that tsetse flies and ... This comment is
based on my general experience and background (optical ...
With a zebra, it's pretty much black and white, though it's hard to know if those are
white stripes on a black background or black stripes on white. It depends on ...