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Male pipefish cannibalises own offspring


January 4th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Researchers have stumbled on the prevalence of filial cannibalism among pipefish, even though the male cares for its offspring. The pipefish male, a kin of the seahorse, takes care ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pipefish males kill their own kids for nutrients


December 9th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): In the world of pipefish, the males take care of the offspring and at one point go to the extent of eating them up for their own nutrition, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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