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


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

Cher Away
- 853 days ago - globalanimal.org
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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Comments

BarbCat SunshineLady (1645)
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. (354)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 12:02 pm
I did too, and found that I was correct with my 'vote'. Good article, Cher, thanks!!!
 

Marlene Dinkins (231)
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. (242)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 1:16 pm
THANKS CHER. I WAS WRONG!
 

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

John B. (215)
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!!
 

kye j. (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.
 

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

LMj Sunshine (121)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 10:20 pm
Amazing, thank you! :)
 

pam w. (191)
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!
 

Nyack Clancy (433)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 10:57 pm
noted
 

Bianca D. (86)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 11:30 pm
Noted.
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. (51)
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
Neat!
 

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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