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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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