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Striped, Yes. But Are They Really Black And White?

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, zebras, stripes, protection, wildlife )

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Are zebras white with black stripes or black with white stripes? There's actually persuasive science for one over the other. Go ahead and guess the color of a zebra's stripes. Black or white? Then find out below if you were right!

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Barb K (1687)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 9:46 am
Very interesting! I took the poll and was shocked to discover I was right! Thnx Cher!

Pat B (356)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 12:02 pm
I did too, and found that I was correct with my 'vote'. Good article, Cher, thanks!!!

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 12:06 pm
very very interesting . good article thnx

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 12:07 pm
noted thank you,xxx

Robert O (12)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 12:24 pm
Very interesting. Thanks Cher.

Sandi C (99)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 1:16 pm

Babu R. (0)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 1:32 pm
the color of the stripe is white

John B (185)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 1:33 pm
Thanks Cher. I guessed right. The article was a pleasure to read and informative.

Aimee A (177)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 1:58 pm
Very cool article. I guessed totally wrong though LOL! Thanks for posting!

Alicia V (181)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 5:29 pm
Yeah cool.

Carol H (229)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 5:48 pm
thanks Cher, I was right

Shelly Peterson (213)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 7:27 pm
Love It and am forwarding!!

michelle t (41)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 7:53 pm
Very interesting.Thanks Cher

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 8:16 pm
Interesting. I don't think anyone can actually say for sure.

Raiin Blue (72)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 9:15 pm
interesting..:) thanks for sharing

James Merit (144)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 10:20 pm
Amazing, thank you! :)

pam w (139)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 10:40 pm
The stripes confuse tse-tse flies! When you go to Tanzania, wear long sleeves in Ngorongoro crater because tse-tse flies will bite you and it HURTS!

Well...unless you have STRIPES...then, the flies are confused!

Bianca D (87)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 11:30 pm
What fun! I said black with white stripes because their lips and inside their nostrils are black. I figured in a really hot environment a white belly would confer a cooling, adaptive advantage.
Tx Cher.

Patricia E G (53)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 11:33 pm
Wow...Who knew!
The optical illusional Zebras are much like the tigers
whose sripes suit their enviroment.

Thank you Cher

KS Goh (0)
Sunday April 29, 2012, 1:59 am
Thanks for the article.

wendy webber (28)
Sunday April 29, 2012, 5:36 am

Angela N (0)
Sunday April 29, 2012, 12:06 pm
thanks :)

Britt Valdes-pages (246)
Sunday April 29, 2012, 2:25 pm
Noted and thanks for posting. I love zebra's and think they are beautiful animals.
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