Latest Pair bond Stories
True monogamy is rare in the animal kingdom. Even in species that appear to "mate for life," genetic maternity and paternity tests have revealed that philandering often takes place.
Breaking up is hard to do — and can be detrimental to one’s reproductive fitness, according to a new University of Pennsylvania study.
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.
In early human evolution, when faithful females began to choose good providers as mates, pair-bonding replaced promiscuity, laying the foundation for the emergence of the institution of the modern family.
It's all about the grandkids! That's what a team led by an Indiana University biologist has learned about promiscuous female birds and why they mate outside their social pair.
It is assumed that many bird species are monogamous, yet infidelity is a widespread phenomenon.
Alligators display the same loyalty to their mating partners as birds reveals a study published Oct 7 in Molecular Ecology.
News of politicians' extramarital affairs seems to be in no short supply lately, but if humans were cut from exactly the same cloth as other mammals, a faithful spouse would be an unusual phenomenon.
Forgetful Casanovas are lucky in love. At least thatâ€™s how University of Florida researchers interpret the results of new research on the mating habits and nervous systems of prairie voles.