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Something for Mothers – especially on Father’s Day

A lot of animals deserve a Father’s day

Paternal love, in my view, gets far too little attention vis-à-vis its opposite: maternal love. Who knows about the waterbugs in which the males burden themselves with the eggs their females have attached to their backs and then left them? And what could be more misleading than the term “midwife toad” for an amphibium in which the male wraps the eggs around its hind legs and makes sure the tadpoles get into the water in time for hatching? Continue reading