“We conclude that zebras have evolved a coat pattern in which the stripes are narrow enough to ensure minimum attractiveness to tabanid flies,” says the team and they add, “The selection pressure for striped coat patterns as a response to blood-sucking dipteran parasites is probably high in this region [Africa].”
REALLY PEOPLE! DID YOU LEARN ANYTHING NEW FROM EVOLUTION TODAY?
Let me add a few of my own.
Grandmothers evolved old age to take care of grandchildren.
Humans evolved big brains so they could think.
Humans evolved bipedalism so they could walk upright.
Whales evolved flippers so they could swim.
Grandads evolved wisdom to take the grandkids fishing.