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Animal Behavior: Honesty Can Kill.

08:00 EDT 1st April 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Animal Behavior: Honesty Can Kill."

Virgin male mice naturally kill another male's pups so they can sire their own offspring. New research shows that pups are identified using a combination of generic and 'honest' cues, revealing an unexpected logic underlying pup recognition and ensuing infanticide.

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Name: Current biology : CB
ISSN: 1879-0445
Pages: R259-R261

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