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(Deep-Sea News)   Female crabs found to only eat their babies when they are hungry, which makes it OK then   ( divider line
    More: Obvious, American Scientist, The Stages of Life, biodiversity, evolutionary synthesis, invertebrates, marine science, plankton, biology  
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562 clicks; posted to Geek » on 15 Jul 2014 at 8:50 PM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2014-07-15 11:24:58 PM  
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doglover: Large mammals have a pretty weird reproduction strategy. They nurture ONE baby, and protect their weak young one for a long time until it matures.

Most invertebrates and plants just blast out kids by the 100's often enough some always survive.

Imagine if every time you had sex, 10 babies were left on the bed and they were more or less totally self sufficient. What would you do with all those kids?

Have sex out in the middle of the woods a lot more often. As far from home as possible.
2014-07-15 08:55:30 PM  
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SecretAgentWoman: The phrase "female crabs" makes me shudder.

It makes most women itch.
2014-07-15 08:52:48 PM  
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The phrase "female crabs" makes me shudder.
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