Why Do Zebras Have Stripes?

Michael Aranda explores the purpose of zebra stripes.
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Sources:
http://io9.com/5883219/did-zebras-evolve-stripes-to-avoid-horseflies
http://www.livescience.com/18386-zebras-stripes-nasty-flies-buzz.html
http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/why-do-zebras-have-stripes-create-optical-illusions
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/zebra/
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/zebra-stripes-explained-9011534.html
http://www.animalplanet.com/mammals/question454.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/14/science/zebras-stripes-ward-off-tiny-predators-too.html?_r=0

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