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There are a lot of theories about how homosexual behavior might be maintained in a population or provide some evolutionary advantage. One thing to remember though is that there is a big difference between homosexual behavior and obligate homosexuality. One could quite easily confer benefits, like any other intra-sex social interaction. The other carries a ...


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Since asking this question, I've learned that 97% of male mammals do not have concept of "beauty" and will mate with every female indiscriminately. These species do not have any paternal investment, so the males are not picky. In other 3% of mammals (~100 species) and a lot of birds, there is a significant degree of paternal investment in offspring. Species ...



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