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How the zebra earned its stripesPublish Date: Apr 03, 2014 - New Vision

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How the zebra earned its stripesPublish Date: Apr 03, 2014
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Since the 1870s, in a dispute sparked by the founders of evolutionary theory Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace, scientists have squabbled over how the zebra got its trademark look. Are its stripes for camouflage, protecting the zebra with a ...
Researchers finally solve mystery of zebra stripesScience Recorder
Zebras Have Stripes to Fend Off Flies, New Study RevealsLatino Post
Why do zebras have stripes? Scientists have the answerThe Guardian
Jagran Post -Bayoubuzz
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Why do zebras have stripes? To keep bugs off, says study - EarthSky

Google News - Thu, 03/04/2014 - 15:47

BBC News

Why do zebras have stripes? To keep bugs off, says study
EarthSky
Experimental work had previously shown that such flies tend to avoid black-and-white striped surfaces, but many hypotheses for zebra stripes have been proposed since Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin debated the problem 120 years ago.
Why the Zebra has Stripes?French Tribune

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Why the Zebra has Stripes? - French Tribune

Google News - Thu, 03/04/2014 - 13:52

Why the Zebra has Stripes?
French Tribune
Even Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace never knew the exact reason behind stripes on zebras. They gave number of hypothesis on the color pattern of zebras. Some of them suggested that stripes could be a method of heat management, social ...

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How the zebra earned its stripes - SBS

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 23:38

How the zebra earned its stripes
SBS
Since the 1870s, in a dispute sparked by the founders of evolutionary theory Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace, scientists have squabbled over how the zebra got its trademark look. Are its stripes for camouflage, protecting the zebra with a ...

Why do zebras have stripes? Mystery solved, say scientists - KTAL

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 21:21

KTAL

Why do zebras have stripes? Mystery solved, say scientists
KTAL
Researchers have looked for novel ways to settle the question ever since Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace started the argument in the 1870s. All four of the hypotheses listed here, a through d, have been proposed. But a couple of years ago, the ...
Zebra Stripes May Reflect Evolutionary Arms Race With ParasitesGuardian Liberty Voice
Study Explains why Zebras Have StripesSci-News.com
Researchers finally solve mystery of zebra stripesScience Recorder
Raw Story
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Study Explains why Zebras Have Stripes - Sci-News.com

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 21:07

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Study Explains why Zebras Have Stripes
Sci-News.com
Experimental work had previously shown that such flies tend to avoid black-and-white striped surfaces, but many hypotheses for zebra stripes have been proposed since Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin debated the problem 120 years ago.

Scientists Solve the Riddle of Zebras' Stripes - Jewish Business News

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 19:53

Scientists Solve the Riddle of Zebras' Stripes
Jewish Business News
Experimental work had previously shown that such flies tend to avoid black-and-white striped surfaces, but many other hypotheses for zebra stripes have been proposed since Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin debated the problem 120 years ago.

Zebra Stripes May Reflect Evolutionary Arms Race With Parasites - Guardian Liberty Voice

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 18:59

Guardian Liberty Voice

Zebra Stripes May Reflect Evolutionary Arms Race With Parasites
Guardian Liberty Voice
Zebra stripes have long been something of an enigma for scientists and laypeople alike. Charles Darwin even debated the problem with fellow naturalist and discoverer of natural selection Alfred Russel Wallace. But now researchers from the University of ...

Study On Zebra Print By UC Davis Professor Says Flies Cause Black and White ... - Latin Post

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 18:54

Latin Post

Study On Zebra Print By UC Davis Professor Says Flies Cause Black and White ...
Latin Post
Scientists have pondered the zebra pattern since at least 120 years ago, when Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin looked for a black and white answer to the mystery. UC Davis reports that proposed theories include stripes being either a kind of ...

Zebras Have Stripes to Fend Off Flies, New Study Reveals - Latino Post

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 15:37

Latino Post

Zebras Have Stripes to Fend Off Flies, New Study Reveals
Latino Post
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace tried to understand why zebras have stripes 120 years ago, and came up with a number of hypotheses. They considered that the stripes act as a form of camouflage, or as a pattern to confuse predatory carnivores.

Why Zebras Have Stripes - California Academy of Sciences

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 15:19

Why Zebras Have Stripes
California Academy of Sciences
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace may have been some of the first scientists to wonder about zebras' unusual coloring and pattern adaptation 120 years ago. Over the years, five major hypotheses were posed: that zebras' stripes exist to provide ...

Zebre: hanno le strisce per evitare le punture di mosche succhiasangue - Corriere della Sera

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 15:06

Corriere della Sera

Zebre: hanno le strisce per evitare le punture di mosche succhiasangue
Corriere della Sera
Il dibattito scientifico sull'evoluzione che ha portato le zebre a sviluppare strisce bianche e nere sul loro mantello dura da almeno 150 anni, da quando Charles Darwin e Alfred Russel Wallace (che sviluppò nello stesso periodo di Darwin una propria ...
Le strisce delle zebre? Servono a tenere lontani gli insettiQuotidiano.net

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9 places on Earth we know very little about - KETK

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 15:00

9 places on Earth we know very little about
KETK
Some wannabe explorers yearn for the days when the world was a pristine planet and great Victorian explorers such as Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace went off on journeys and returned with mountains of exciting new material and stories.

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9 places on Earth we know very little about - CNN

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 14:02

9 places on Earth we know very little about
CNN
Some wannabe explorers yearn for the days when the world was a pristine planet and great Victorian explorers such as Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace went off on journeys and returned with mountains of exciting new material and stories.

Why do Zebras have stripes? Scientists claim to have the answer - Telegraph.co.uk

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 13:43

Telegraph.co.uk

Why do Zebras have stripes? Scientists claim to have the answer
Telegraph.co.uk
Varying explanations for zebra stripes, which have been proposed since Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin debated the problem 120 years ago, have included a form of camouflage, assisting escape from predators by visually confusing them, heat ...

Zebras have stripes for a reason - and it's not what you may think! - Tech Times

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 12:56

Tech Times

Zebras have stripes for a reason - and it's not what you may think!
Tech Times
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace began a discussion back in 1870 over the role stripes played in the evolution of zebras. "No one knew why zebras have such striking coloration," Caro said. Study of the role stripes play in warding off flies was ...

Los insectos explican por qué las cebras tienen rayas - La Razón

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 12:34

La Razón

Los insectos explican por qué las cebras tienen rayas
La Razón
El trabajo experimental había demostrado previamente que estas moscas tienden a evitar las superficies rayadas en blanco y negro, pero se han propuesto muchas otras hipótesis para las rayas de cebra desde Alfred Russel Wallace y Charles Darwin ...
Resuelto el misterio de las rayas de las cebrasABC.es

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Why do zebras have stripes? Scientists have the answer - The Guardian

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 12:20

The Guardian

Why do zebras have stripes? Scientists have the answer
The Guardian
Alfred Russel Wallace begged to differ. “It is in the evening, or on moonlight nights, when they go to drink, that they are chiefly exposed to attack,” he wrote in Darwinism. “In twilight they are not at all conspicuous, the stripes of white and black ...

Scientists solve riddle of zebra stripes - Business Standard

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 10:14

Scientists solve riddle of zebra stripes
Business Standard
Experimental work had previously shown that such flies tend to avoid black-and-white striped surfaces, but many hypotheses for zebra stripes have been proposed since Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin debated the problem 120 years ago.

Why do zebras have stripes? Biologists say they finally have the answer - The Independent

Google News - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 09:17

The Independent

Why do zebras have stripes? Biologists say they finally have the answer
The Independent
Ever since Charles Darwin debated the topic with fellow 19th century biologist Alfred Russel Wallace, biologists have been suggesting possible evolutionary drivers that led to the development of these bold black and white markings. Now, a team from the ...

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