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The Dominion Post: ‘Monogamous’ gannets are more unfaithful than humans

Peter Griffin posted in on November 25th, 2009.

David Gadd of the Dominion Post writes about new research exposing the ‘unfaithfulness’ of gannets in New Zealand. Previously thought to be monogamous, the study revealed that 40 per cent of these birds are taking up with new partners each breeding season. An excerpt: (read in full here) “A German doctorate student, Steffi Ismar, 29, […]

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