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Mating Behaviour: Promiscuous Mothers Have Healthier Young

Edvardsson, Evert; Champion de Crespigny, Fleur E.; Tregenza, Tom

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A small marsupial has thrown new light on the question of why females typically mate with several males: promiscuous female antechinuses have many more surviving offspring because males that are successful in sperm competition also sire healthy offspring

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60751
Source: Current Biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.12.018

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