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Zebra Stripes

Tim Caro

Zebras are infamous for their contrasting black and white stripes and their unique striping pattern among mammals has been discussed since Wallace and Darwin. Many very different ideas have been proposed for why the three species of zebras have stripes but remarkably few attempts have been made to test any of them. This book systematically examines every hypothesis for the functions of striping in zebras using observations principally in the wild but also in captivity ... Read more


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