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Scientists Offer Cool New Theory About Zebra Stripes

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.15.2015 | Science

How did zebras get their stripes? It's hard to get a black-and-white answer. Some scientists say the stripes are a form of camouflage that protects...

Researchers Discover Why Zebras Have Stripes!

Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.03.2014 | Science

It's an evolutionary question that has stumped scientists for hundreds of years: Why do zebras have stripes? Hypotheses have included mating ritua...

Become a Darwinian Traveler

Kevin Richberg | Posted 10.03.2013 | TED Weekends
Kevin Richberg

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgOn a recent trip to Botswana, a country Darwin was never fortunate enough to have seen, I was struck by how readily the questions of biology, which popped up during Darwin's travels, are ripe for the asking on a modern safari.

Zebra Study Suggests Surprising Reason For Stripes

Posted 02.09.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 02/09/2012 08:11 AM EST on LiveScience Zebra stripes may deter bloodsucking insects, perhap...