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Old 19.10.2007, 15:32
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Re: Ask a Scientist

Another developmental question - why is the male of the species usually larger than the female? There's two angles on that as well...
1. It would help with childbirth if the mother is larger
2. Also with defence of their young, etc.

Then again maybe the male is bigger for combat and mating advantage bla bla bla...
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