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Scientists Solve Zebra's Stripes Puzzle

Researchers at the University of California, Davis say they have solved the riddle of how the zebra got its stripes.The theory of evolution states animals develop patterns on their bodies if it gives them a survival advantage - to elude predators or to attract the opposite sex. Some researchers suggested the zebra's stripes somehow contribute to regulation of body temperature.But according to a new study, zebras developed the stripes to avoid annoying, and sometimes dangerous insect...

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