Animal Parenting

Can Males Lactate?

June 17, 2020 1
It is physiologically possible for males to lactate! As we know, the female investment in almost all animals is much higher than that of males based solely on the value of eggs versus sperm. However, […]
Animal Parenting

Lactation in Spotted Hyenas

June 3, 2020 0
Hyena societies are matriarchal, which means that females are the socially dominant sex. They live in groups of sexually mature females and their offspring. When young males reach sexual maturity they are kicked out of […]
bat moms and young
Animal Parenting

Bat Moms and Lactation

April 17, 2019 0
As the only flying mammals, bat moms find themselves in a unique situation when it comes to lactation. Bat mothers need to provide milk to their offspring. Bat mothers also need to fly to forage […]