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  • Animal Reproduction

    Misdirected Courtship and Sex With Other Species

    Evolution should select for individuals that employ ways of discerning members of their own species from any others. Reproductive success of those engaing in sex with organisms of another species should therefore be drastically reduced. [...]
  • Announcements

    Photo Contest – In The Snow

    I love seeing the nature photos you share with me, and thought it might be fun to run a photo contest! If this goes well it may be something we do a few times! For [...]
  • Animal Parenting

    Elephant Moms and the Loss of a Calf

    It is commonly accepted that elephants are extremely intelligent and curious animals, capable of complex social interactions. Photo via Adobe Stock Recorded events have clearly demonstrated that elephants are intensely curious of other elephant corpses [...]

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Animal Reproduction

The Environment Affects The Size Of These Bird Eggs

December 30, 2020 0
Female birds can change egg contents based on social status, the qualities of dad, and in response to environmental factors. For example, when population density is high and a female’s chicks are likely to experience […]

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