Dazzling

This group of Plains Zebra, seen in September between Crocodile Bridge and Lower Sabie in the Kruger National Park, illustrates perfectly just how well those black-and-white stripes are at breaking the individual animals’ outlines, making it much more difficult for a predator to single out a target.

This group of Plains Zebra, seen in September between Crocodile Bridge and Lower Sabie in the Kruger National Park, illustrates perfectly just how well those black-and-white stripes are at breaking the individual animals’ outlines, making it much more difficult for a predator to single out a target.

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16 thoughts on “Dazzling

  1. Birder's Journey

    Fantastic shot of these very beautiful animals. Sadly, I have only seen them in zoos and safari parks, but I am so struck by their patterns. I never thought before about how this patterning affects their safety in a group against predators – thanks for sharing that!

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