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'Zebra' tribal body paint cuts fly bites 10-fold – study

Jan 16, 2019 - 1:47 PM

It is known that zebras get bitten far less than animals with a single fur color, so a team of researchers decided to see if the light stripes painted on humans would have a similar deterrent effect

How the zebra earned its stripes

Apr 02, 2014 - 1:35 PM

Zebras have stripes to deter the tsetse and other blood sucking flies

STRIPES EARNED. Zebras in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania, 18 July 2012. Sajjad Fazel/Wikimedia Commons