Long Beach zebra
Researchers have recently found that the evolution of a zebra’s stripes is much more complicated than originally thought. In an article in the Sept. 30 online journal Royal Society Open Science, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Biological Sciences Assistant Professor Theodore Stankowich and University of California, Davis (UC Davis) Wildlife Biology Professor Tim Caro provide mixed comments on another zebra study conducted by professors at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Tübingen, Germany.
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California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) biology faculty member Theodore Stankowich knows the answer to a question even evolutionary genius Charles Darwin couldn’t solve—Why do zebras have stripes?