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Animal Parenting

The Importance of Colostrum

October 28, 2020 0
Milk pretty much picks up where the placenta left off in terms of how a mammalian infant is provisioned by its mom. The most energetically demanding time for infants, the period just after birth, coincides […]
Animal Reproduction

Hermaphrodites in the Animal Kingdom

October 21, 2020 0
As members of a species with separate sexes, humans tend to forget about the suite of organisms out there that are hermaphrodites, simultaneously carrying male and female genitalia. Hermaphroditism is present in 24 of the […]
Animal Reproduction

Pausing Pregnancy: Diapause In Mammalian Species

October 14, 2020 0
You may operate under the false impression that once a sperm has met with an egg and created an embryo, the process cannot be paused and restarted. However, the physiology of many mammalian and primate […]
Dr. Carin Bondar