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Zebra Stripe Fingerprints

Imagine all the zebras in the world and know that no one of them is the same. Yes, each zebra has unique striping that makes them one of a kind. Each set of stripes is slightly different from all others, just like humans’ fingerprints. As members of the horse family, they are often seen in family groups with foals, mares, and a dominant male. Recent research indicates that not only do the stripes confuse predators and allow them to blend into their backgrounds, but they also might confuse biting insects. A drive through Kruger National park allows people to view them closely and watch the antics of the group. Photographers especially like to see them lined up in a single file and get wonderful pictures. Come in 2020 and see them for yourself.


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