Kris Neal

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Study: Zebra Stripes Could Confuse Predators

Have you ever glanced out your vehicle window and noticed that, at certain speeds, it looks like the wheels on the other cars and trucks are actually …

Wildlife pushed back as city encroaches on Nairobi national park

Development in one of Africa’s fastest-growing urban areas is fragmenting land where lions, leopards, rhinos and buffaloes once roamed freely<p>The air is heavy with pollution, making the sun feel even hotter. Patricia Heather-Hayes, aka Trish, is watching a lioness through her binoculars as it dozes …

New study links zebra stripes to temperature

Why do zebras have stripes?<p>The answer to that question, which scientists have wrestled with for over a century, may be most related to temperature. It was previously thought that the stripes existed to confuse lions and the disease-carrying tse-tse fly, but that no longer seems to be the case.<p>A …

Zoology

Runaway Zebra Turns Heads on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND — A runaway zebra turned heads on Staten Island Wednesday morning.<p>The 4-month-old zebra, named Razzi — along with his friend, a …

Staten Island

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Mystery Solved, Scientists Say

For years, scientists have debated the evolutionary reason behind a zebra's stripes. Are they: a. Costumes for courtship? b: Camouflage to confuse lions and other predators? c: A natural way to cool off? d: Bug repellent?<p>If you answered "d," you'd win the prize, at least in the eyes of Tim Caro, a …

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Why Zebras Got Their Stripes

04/14/2014 · by carylsue · in Current Event Connection, Main. ·<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p>You would think that someone would have come up with the definitive answer by now, but, in fact, the reason zebras have stripes remains a biological mystery. Scientists have a pretty good idea, however. (New Yorker)<p>Use our …