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Social Networking for Zebras

Scientists are developing a new branch of network theory to understand zebra communities

1:26am, November 26, 2007

Facebook hasn't yet opened up a site for zebras. Even so, social networking is taking off for them, too. By using social network theory to understand how zebras interact, scientists hope to explain why the plains zebra is thriving while the Grevy's zebra is endangered.

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