Why do male dolphins die before the females?
BECAUSE THEY WANT TO!!
Marcintosh: Why do male dolphins die before the females?
squirrelinator: Marcintosh: Why do male dolphins die before the females?When female dolphins become pregnant, they offload a large amount of toxins into their first fetus. This fetus / new born usually is sickly, and may die fairly early. But the second pregnancy is usually viable and sound, and is a healthy new dolphin, because the FIRST fetus absorbed most of the the toxin offload. Male dolphins have no such vector by which to offload toxins, which MAY explain what is happening. I don't honestly know./Biologist, not just making stuff up.
Want the rest of the Farking story? Try
More threads. More community. More Farking.
Sign up for the Fark NotNewsletter!
Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.
When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.
Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.
You need to create an account to submit links or post comments.
Click here to submit a link.
Also on Fark
Submit a Link »
Copyright © 1999 - 2017 Fark, Inc | Last updated: Sep 21 2017 12:22:40
Runtime: 0.186 sec (186 ms)