Striped things

The tigers weren’t the only striped things we saw at Vredenheim last week:


I spotted this wasp and there were also these zebras:


The difference being (aside from the size and the taste, obviously), that one set of stripes is to make potential predators more aware of the animal and the other is to make them less aware of the animal.

All of which brought me to thinking why we have potentially unnoticeable zebra crossings on our roads and not the far more obvious wasp crossings?

Is it really any wonder that the rules surrounding these road markings are so poorly observed when we choose to deliberately camouflage them?

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  1. I’m getting married there (at Hudson’s) on the 27th. Sadly, they won’t let my fiancé ride in on one of the tigers. Spoil sports.

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