Animal Parenting

Amphibian Moms and Pseudoviviparity – Egg-Laying with a Twist

January 22, 2020 0
Pseudoviviparity is an interesting offshoot of oviparity, or egg-laying. Embryos are secondarily internalized by females after they are externally fertilized by males. The female reproductive system is therefore not directly involved in the gestation or […]
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 […]