Editor's chat: dishonest females

  • BY AG Staff |
  • August 31, 2010

AG Editor Ian Connellan talks about the benefits of infidelity to female finches.

THESE BIRDS NEED a man to help about the nest, but still want options when choosing the best sperm to fertilise their eggs.

Click here to listen to AG editor Ian Connellan talk about Gouldian finches that cheat on their partners to get the best genes for their young. Read more about Gouldian finches in this feature story.

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