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Zebra Stripes Evolved to Keep Biting Flies at Bay!

By Victoria Gill, Science reporter, BBC Nature The team placed the sticky model horses in a fly-infested field Why zebras evolved their characteristic black-and-white stripes has been the subject of decades of debate among scientists. Now researchers from Hungary and Sweden claim to have solved the mystery. The stripes, they say, came about to keep […]

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Buzz-Off Zebra’s are ALL the Buzz!

So you might of heard a few weeks ago that scientist had announced that wearing black and white stripes helps keep the bugs away if you were planning going somewhere nice for your holliers. They went on to say that this why Zebra’s have their markings that way as a natural fly repellent. Well we’ve been […]

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