Tag: "fawns" at biology news
Mule deer moms rescue other fawns
...hem safe and sound revealed they do not help other fawns
because they mistake them for their own," said lea... trials using speakers that broadcast the calls of fawns
under threat, the mule deer came to the speaker and stayed there as long as the calls played, twisti...
Female pronghorns choose mate based on substance as well as show
...aid. Byers also showed that these faster-growing fawns
suckle less from their mothers than do the offspring sired by less-attractive males. He monitored the population for several years, and found the offspring of frequently chosen males continued to have a survival advantage for as long as five years. ...