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Latest Monogamous pairing in animals Stories

mantis shrimp
2015-01-05 10:16:08

While natural selection suggests having a greater number of partners and a genetically diverse group of offspring would be most beneficial, some creatures still opt to settle down with a single partner to raise a family. This is a theory as to why.

Monogamy Evolved As A Mating Strategy
2013-07-30 05:38:41

The evolution of monogamy among male mammals appears to have been triggered by the threat of infants being killed by unrelated males, researchers reported on Monday in the journal PNAS.

Monogamy Evolved From Chest-Thumping To Caregiving
2012-05-29 12:14:10

Chest-thumping and grunting alpha males, a study suggests, may be losing the battle for preferable females to males who can demonstrate caregiving and the ability to provide for a family.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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