Our network

Why pandas are black and white | Animal Lovers

Title (Max 100 Characters)

Why pandas are black and white
Animal Lovers

The scientists who uncovered why zebras have black-and-white stripes (to repel biting flies), took the coloration question to giant pandas in a study published this week in the journal Behavioral Ecology.

The study, a collaboration between the University of California, Davis, and California State University, Long Beach, determined that the giant panda’s distinct black-and-white markings have two functions: camouflage and communication.

 

Animal Lovers

West Sacramento Deals

West Sacramento Businesses