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Elevated androgens don't hinder dads' parenting -- at least not in lemurs

20:00 EDT 13 Jun 2018 | AAAS

(University of Arizona) Surprising new research findings show that male lemurs' androgen levels increase the more they engage in child care behaviors. This was unexpected, since androgens are commonly associated with aggression and mate competition, which could potentially impede nurturing behaviors.

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