Tuesday, July 30, 2013
So monogamy works for some animals. Doesn't mean it's 'natural' for us | Meg Barker | Comment is free | theguardian.com
There has been a good deal of press coverage surrounding a research study that addressed the question of how human monogamy came about, from an evolutionary perspective. This suggested that males in monogamous mammal species remain with female partners to protect their families from other males, who would otherwise kill the young and mate with the females.
Maybe it's just not natural for Meg. -ts