Help the environment: Don’t settle for the first guy you see

April 2, 2012 at 12:50 pm Leave a comment

According to a new study out of the University of British Columbia, picky females promote biodiversity. Work done by Dr. Leithen M’Gonigle, a UBC PhD graduate, shows that females who are particular about choosing a specific mate, encourage biodiversity by refusing to live in a territory inhabited with undesirable males. This behaviour, makes way for other groups of females to live in the unoccupied space, allowing for species to stably coexist in the same habitat.

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