Friday, April 4, 2014

Flies and Stripes

Mildly Interesting [1404.04]

A few days ago, biologists from UC Davis published their research into the question "why do zebras have stripes?" The answer: to ward off blood-sucking flies. Though more research is needed to explain exactly why stripes attract fewer flies, I can relate to the phenomenon. Read full article at Seeking42...

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