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Male Fish Cannibalize Its Own Offspring Than Female
..."The most drastic decision a father can make is to cannibalize
his own offspring," writes Suzanne Gray (Ph.D. candidate at Simon Fraser University), Lawrence Dill (Simon Fraser University), and Jeffrey McKinnon (University of Wisconsin – Whitewater). "These results support and extend previous findings suggesting...
Male Mantids- not Voluntary Victims of Sexual Cannabilism
.... "We know that hungry females are more likely to cannibalize
and a head-on orientation makes it easier for her to attack the male with her predatory front legs," says Brown. Lelito and Brown thus varied female hunger and physical orientation in order to assess how male mantids respond to variation in the ris...