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Zebras' stripes control their body temperature: Study

Oxford - It's been a long standing conundrum for biologists, relating to the issue of why zebra have stripes? For some scientists there is no purpose; for others it is camouflage. As to the real answer? Scientists are getting a little warmer.

Review: Zebra and Vixen rock out Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall Special

Wantagh - On Jan. 14, rock bands Vixen and Zebra rocked out Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall in Wantagh, which was at full capacity.

Randy Jackson of Zebra talks Mulcahy's show, future plans Special

Wantagh - Randy Jackson of the rock band Zebra chatted with Digital Journal about his show at Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall on Jan. 14.

Quagga, Zebra cousin, recreated 100 years after extinction

Scientists in South Africa have recreated the quagga, a relative of the zebra that once roamed South African plains in herds of thousands, but went extinct by 1883 due to excessive hunting.

A zebra's stripes shoo away flies

A new study concludes that zebras evolved stripes in order to prevent pesky biting flies from landing on them. It seems that there is greater striping on areas of the body in those parts of the world where there is more annoyance from biting flies.

How the zebra earned its stripes

Paris - Zebras have stripes to deter the tsetse and other blood-sucking flies, according to a fresh bid to settle a debate that has raged among biologists for over 140 years.

Ippo the baby 'Zonkey' big attraction in Florence, Italy

Florence - Three-month-old Ippo is the rare progeny of a zebra and donkey, living in an exotic animal shelter in the center of Florence, Italy. Cute as a button, he is drawing the crowds and even Disney wants to make a cartoon character of him.

Video: Lioness hungry for boy in black-and-white zebra stripes

A toddler in black-and-white stripes sat innocently, oblivious to danger, as a lioness pawed and strained against the protective glass that separated her from the boy in an Oregon zoo.

Zebra joins traffic on busy South African road

Johannesburg - Motorists along a busy Johannesburg highway were surprised to see a zebra walking along near the traffic Thursday morning.

Wildlife preserve announces birth of rare Zedonk Special

Dahlonega - A rare Zedonk (zebra-donkey offspring) hybrid was born at a Georgia wildlife preserve this week. It's easy to tell which half is zebra and which half is donkey by the adorable stockings on her tiny but steady little legs.

Escaped zebra caught by police on Atlanta interstate highway

Atlanta - A zebra escaped while it was being exercised in an arena outside of downtown Atlanta Georgia. The animal escaped through a fence and took off toward the city.

Horse or zebra? Unusual zebrula draws crowds in Germany

While zebrulas have been in existence since the 19th century, this one is particularly unique: its coat is sharply divided between horse and zebra, says Safaripark, a zoo near northern Guetersloh.

Eclyse, the Zebra-Horse

One-year-old Eclyse is the product of the mating of a horse and a zebra. Her unique markings demonstrate she has inherited genes from both her parents as she looks like a zebra whose stripes have been partially covered up with white paint.

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Rock band Zebra
Rock band Zebra
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Zebras in Mikumi National Park
Zebras in Mikumi National Park
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Zebras Equus quagga and Blue Wildebeests Connochaetes taurinus in the Ngorongoro Crater  Tanzania.
Zebras Equus quagga and Blue Wildebeests Connochaetes taurinus in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.
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