[ExI] Critter's Dilemma on the African Plain

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Wed Aug 13 16:22:48 UTC 2008

At 06:44 AM 8/13/2008 -0700, spike wrote:

>I took my son to a wild animal park and noticed something puzzling.  The
>zebra's stripes are vertical on his torso but horizontal on his legs

Why puzzling? Torso and legs and snout are tubes; the stripes circle 
the tubes in a sequence of bands. I seem to recall it's a diffusion 
growth pattern.

Damien Broderick

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