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Male grasshoppers often mate several times with multiple female, and some females will mate again after, and perhaps even before they lay their eggs. So no, they are not monogamous. Rufous grasshoppers for example have a very special mating cycle, the male will attract other females, possibly more than one with "pursuit sounds". After copulation, he keeps ...


It is difficult to find a scientific answer to this question, but let me insert this citation from a specialist site: Contrary to popular belief, beaver cannot plan the direction in which trees will fall. Many trees become hung up in the branches of surrounding trees and are lost to the colony. In heavily forested areas, this loss may amount to one-half ...

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