Ходжа Н. (hojja_nusreddin) wrote,
Ходжа Н.
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Monogamy evolved to keep baby-killers away

Why stick with just one member of the opposite sex when there are so many to choose from?

Love and tax breaks may be the reasons we cite today, but our primate ancestors had other motivations. Preventing a newborn from being killed by an unrelated male was top of the list.
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http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23959#.UfiOe41DmSo
Tags: дитя, жизнь, защита, отец, семья, спасенье, убийство, эволюция
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