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Zebra stripes

by Tracy Kompelien

  • 155 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by ABDO Pub. Co. in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zebras -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Ziggy Zebra is confident he can walk to Grandma"s house, but the things he sees along the way confuse him. Contains facts about zebras.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementTracy Kompelien ; illustrated by C.A. Nobens.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesFact & fiction.
    ContributionsNobens, C. A., ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.K83497 Ze 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3408553M
    ISBN 101596799714, 1596799722
    LC Control Number2005024445

      The question has intrigued UC Davis wildlife biology professor Tim Caro for more than a decade. In his new book, Zebra Stripes, Caro takes readers through his scientific and personal journey to. A zebra's stripes, however, help it blend in with grasses and brush, making it much more difficult to see. Some biologists also believe the zebra's stripes may be helpful when zebras run in a herd. When a large number of zebras move together, their stripes could appear to .

      As a group of African animals hang out at the local watering hole, they share funny stories about how the zebra got its stripes. At the end of the book, fun facts explain why zebras really have stripes. For any child intrigued by zebras, this colorful, informative book is a must!3/5(2). As a group of African animals hang around at the local watering gap, they share humorous tales about how the zebra acquired its stripes. At the finish of the book, enjoyable information clarify why zebras actually have stripes. For any youngster intrigued by zebras, this colourful, informative book is a should! How to Download How the Zebra Got.

    Author Tim Caro wrote a whole book on zebra stripes. It painstakingly, and rather boringly, goes through all the evidence, before concluding that zebra stripes are a . In a gorgeous photo essay, simple, straightforward text introduces patterns, focusing on their varied forms and their prevalence in nature, and looking at patterns in oceans, ponds, spider webs, snakeskins, fruits, and rocks. Contains a forward that discusses patterns. Praise for Lots and Lots of Zebra Stripes "A subject with lots of preschooler appeal.".


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Zebra Stripes is an easy read, full of authoritative documentation from the literature bolstered by clever experiments (with Caro putting himself literally in a zebra’s shoes—or actually a pelt), and constructed in a didactic, hypothetical, deductive way that gives it credibility.

Its completeness and attention to detail will make it a must /5(3). Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Third Edition Paperback – Aug by Robert Sapolsky (Author) out of 5 stars ratings.

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MP3 CD, Audiobook, MP3 Audio, Unabridged. $ Read with Our Free App/5(). “Zebra Stripes is an attempt to answer the mysterious, longstanding, and popular question of why zebra have stripes.

A personal journey in addition to a scientific appraisal of the evidence, it is highly original in its discussion of stripe hypotheses and its personal aspect; I am not aware of any work of comparable synthesis in depth or scope. Title: Lots and Lots of Zebra Stripes Author: Stephen R.

Swinburne Illustrator: (if different than author) Genre: Photographic Essay Theme(s): Animals, Science, History, Camouflage, Pattern Perception, Color, Nature Opening line/sentence: Patterns are lines and shapes that repeat.

Brief Book Summary: This book contains many different pictures of nature, /5. How the Zebra Got Its Stripes is the exception to the rule, I guess. It sounded like a fun book and my daughter was excited to get it but the whole thing is kind of a mess.

First it starts off with the Professor narrating, then it switches to a third person deal, then the Ever since I can remember, Little Golden Books have been the gold /5. (Excerpts from the book) How the Zebra Got His Stripes.

Long, long ago, somewhere in Africa, when all the people and animals were new There was a great drought, the sun was hot and the water had dried from all but the deepest pans and waterholes.

The Green Desert. The African folktale retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence structures. Once upon a time, zebras didn’t have stripes. Stripes, for some reason, seem to help.

InCaro and his colleagues showed that striped horses—three zebra species and the African wild ass with thin stripes on. However, Caro's book Zebra Stripes is a testament to the power of comprehensive scholarship, logic, creativity, self-criticism, persistence, and passion, and shows that outstanding science can be done with limited support."--Daniel T.

Blumstein, University of California, Los Angeles "Trends in Ecology & Evolution"/5(3). "All My Stripes" is an excellent resource for talking to children about autism.

Buy the book here:   It’s not what color a zebra’s stripes are, it's what they do with them that counts. Theories about why the African equids have stripes abound, but a. The mountain zebra (Equus zebra) of southwest Africa tends to have a sleek coat with a white belly and narrower stripes than the plains zebra.

It has two subspecies and is classified as vulnerable. Grévy's zebra (Equus grevyi) is the largest type, with a long, narrow head, making it appear rather mule : Mammalia. How Zebras Got Their Stripes How Zebras Got Their Stripes How Zebras Got Their Stripes How Zebras Got Their Stripes.

Pourquoi Tale (fiction), words, Level K (Grade 2), Lexile L. How Zebras Got Their Stripes is a Ugandan pourquoi tale about two donkeys that are tired of working and want an easier life. How The Zebra Got His Stripes by Andrea Florens & Claire Norden.

How zebras got their stripes: kids book read aloud - Duration: Little Zebra lost his Stripes!. The flies pestered all of the horses and the zebras in the paddocks equally. But once they got close, the zebra stripes seemed to dazzle the flies so much that they couldn’t manage a controlled Author: Joanna Klein.

Zebra Stripes is an easy read, full of authoritative documentation from the literature bolstered by clever experiments (with Caro putting himself literally in a zebra’s shoes—or actually a pelt), and constructed in a didactic, hypothetical, deductive way that gives it credibility.

Its completeness and attention to detail will make it a must Author: Tim Caro. The Zebra is striped all over so that the Lion can see him and eat him.

Some people say he is striped so that the Lion can not see him. These people believe that the stripes of the Zebra simulate the bars of sunlight falling through the tall jungle grasses and that therefore the Zebra is invisible and that the earth is flat. How did the zebra get its stripes.

This little animal fable answers that age old riddle in an amusing and clever way. In this fanciful story of jealousy and intrigue, the proud white horses are taught a valuable lesson.

They learn about equality, humility and democracy. Beautifully illustrated, this story is perfect for bedtime reading to all ages. Tim Caro (c.

–) is an evolutionary ecologist known for his work on conservation biology, animal behaviour, anti-predator defences in animals, and especially the function of zebra stripes.

He is the author of several textbooks on evolutionary ecology. The zebra is actually mostly covered in white and striped with black or dark brown stripes, but underneath their coat is black skin. There are different types of zebra, each with a different stripe pattern.

The mountain zebra normally has vertical stripes on its neck and across its torso while horizontal strips cover their legs. The giraffe and the zebra.

remembered that they were. two different animals and they. both could do things that the. other couldn't. So, then the zebra and giraffe. came to an agreement and.

they stopped trying to do. things they knew they couldn't. Then they became best friends. all over again. To all of the kids reading this book. Zebra Stripes By Tim Caro University of Chicago Press, pp, £ ISBN and (e-book) Published 5 December It may be unsurprising, then, to learn that Caro is also at work on a children’s book about zebra stripes, with illustrations by his grown son.

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