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Why do zebras have stripes? They make bad landing strips for flies

Why do zebras have stripes? They make bad landing strips for flies

Reuters - By Will Dunham

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists are providing new evidence to answer the longstanding question about why zebras have stripes. It appears stripes make terrible landing strips, bamboozling the fierce blood-sucking flies that try to feast on zebras and carry deadly diseases. Researchers on Wednesday …

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