Why do zebras have stripes? Mystery finally solved
Friday, April 4, 201412:01 AM(View: 7875)
Wow, I have always found their stripes to be beautiful...
The purpose of the stripes has been an evolutionary puzzle that's generated five main hypotheses over the past 140 years: They are camouflage; they confuse predators; they manage the animals' body heat; they have an unknown social function; and they ward off tsetse and horseflies.
This is an interesting brief lecture by the great Richard Feynman, a theoretical physicist, on the connectedness of everything to everything else in the unverise. The brilliant Richard Feynman has earned the moniker "the Great Explainer" for his talents of explaining scientific concepts in accessible layman terms.