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Old 02-11-2013, 04:17 PM
MeeraReed MeeraReed is offline
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Originally Posted by SchrodingersCat View Post
Soooooo ironic, since baboons have a completely non-monogamous mating style. Any male can mate with any female in the group. The males will dote on the females to try and win their affection, but that won't make the females "faithful" to them. There is a group mentality to protect all offspring, regardless of paternity, to the point where males will grab a random infant to protect themselves in a fight, since no one will risk harming the baby...
I know! I thought of replying to him with a lecture on various primate mating strategies...then I remembered I have better things to do
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