The zebra’s distinctive black-and-white streaks are there to provide camouflage, or body-temperature regulation, or confuse the heck out of lions, right? Nope.
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehood about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
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