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2007-12-19 19:18:31

Most parents would hotly deny favouring one child over another but new research suggests they may have little choice in the matter. Biologists studying a unique species of beetle that raises and cares for its young have found that parents instinctively favour the oldest offspring. The University of Manchester research "“ published in Ecology this month "“ supports the findings of studies carried out on human families but is significant in that it suggests a wholly natural tendency...


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blee
  • Color; hue; complexion.
This word is Middle English in origin.
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