Animal Reproduction

When His Courtship Display Attracts Predators

March 4, 2020 0
Predation is a common aspect of life for most members of the animal kingdom. It’s difficult to concentrate on wooing a partner with a courtship display when one’s life is at stake. Unfortunately, the showy […]
Animal Reproduction

Female Orangutans Test Males By Stealing Their Food

January 29, 2020 0
Male orangutans can be extremely coercive and violent towards sexually receptive females. It makes a lot of sense for a female to do her homework and investigate the personality type of a particular male prior […]
Animal Parenting

Parenting Strategies of Egg-Laying Moms

January 8, 2020 0
In some species, egg-laying moms construct elaborate nests, burrows, or hiding spots for egg incubation. In other species, embryos are attached to the mother’s body in a specialized pouch or in a crevasse on her […]
Animal Reproduction

Species That Use The Sun In Their Mating Signals

January 1, 2020 0
The environment can do a lot of things to increase your chances of sexual success, when used wisely. These species use the sun to help improve the impact of their mating signals. Using the sun’s […]
Animal Reproduction

Clone Babies – Asexual Reproduction Through Parthenogenesis

December 18, 2019 0
Through an asexual reproduction process called parthenogenesis or thelytoky, several species of females can produce genetic clones of themselves. This process does not require a genetic contribution from a male (sperm). However, most parthenogenetic females […]