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Zebra stripes not for camouflage protection against predators

Zebra stripes not for camouflage protection against predators

Stripes that can be seen by humans are hard for zebra predators to distinguish beyond 50 metres in daylight or 30 metres at twilight, during which most predators hunt, the findings showed.

NASA finds `zebra stripes` in Earth`s radiation belt

Earth`s inner radiation belt displays a persistent zebra striped pattern generated by our planet`s rotation, NASA`s twin Van Allen Probes spacecraft have found.

A line of defence for zebras

Scientists claim to have finally solved the mystery of why zebras evolved their distinctive black and white stripes.