This seems like one of those "of course!" ideas, but sometimes simple things take awhile to come around.
Researchers have come up with a simple but effective way of identifying individual zebras through matching the markings on their coats in a database of stripes, similar to how we simply scan a barcode to get a price for a product.
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Photo: Jaymi Heimbuch