What Color Are Zebras?
Zebra fetuses start out completely black in the womb. As they mature, they develop the white stripes.
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Key Facts In This Video
Because many animals are colorblind, a black and white-striped animal blends in with surroundings better than animals of a solid color. (0:35)
One theory why zebras are striped is for herds to blend together, making it hard for a predator to single out just one. (1:39)
A herd of zebras is called a "dazzle." (1:50)