5 Surprising Animal Love Stories

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Suprising Love

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Sure, the birds do it, and the bees do it, but do any animals go beyond procreation and stick together for life? Of the more than 63,000 vertebrate animal…Read More »

species in the world, monogamous relationships occur in just a small fraction. That tiny percentage includes the well-publicized faithful penguins and trumpeter swans, but also some creatures that are less cute and cuddly. Here are five examples from around the animal world that you may not know about.    Less «
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Katherine Harmon Courage is an award-winning freelance journalist and contributing editor for Scientific American. She has written for The New York Times, Wired, Gourmet, Popular Science, Prevention, and others, covering everything from breaking science news to features about food. She is the author of the book Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature In the Sea, and her work was featured in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013. She graduated from Vassar College with an honor's degree in English and earned a master's degree from the University of Missouri's School of Journalism. She lives in Colorado, where she also competes in marathons and triathlons. Follow her on Twitter @KHCourage, and read more on her website
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