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Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

Feb. 21, 2019 4:07 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies. That's the conclusion of scientists from the University of Bristol and the University of California at Davis who dressed horses in black-and-white striped coats to help determine why zebras have stripes. The researchers found that...