How did the Zebra get its Stripes?

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Image: Richard Solis

How did it happen? How’d the zebra get its stripes?
Rudyard Kipling wrote,

“a gray, horsey-looking beast went into “a great forest ‘sclusively full of trees and bushes and stripy, speckly, patchy-batchy shadows,” stayed there awhile, and after a “long time”… got stripey”.

See more via So This Is How They Do It! Zebras Getting Stripes : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR.

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