published in life

The fingerprint of zebras

The features black and white stripes of the zebra coat are specific to each individual, as well as the fingerprint of man. This allowed the zoologists to distinguish one from the other zebras also among hundreds of other individuals, similar but not quite identical to each other.
Photo of Nancy Elera

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