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11 Animals That Mate for Life: Old Faithful | MNN - Mother Nature Network


Animals  (tags: animals, mates for life, faithful, wildlife, interesting, love )

Tamara
- 559 days ago - mnn.com
Humans like to think of themselves as a faithful species, but when it comes to true fidelity, many other animals offer better examples of how to keep a relationship together. Although monogamy and lifelong pair bonds are generally rare in the animal kingd



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Kay M. (351)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 6:01 pm
thanks :)
 

Sun c. (95)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 6:05 pm
It will be a while before Humans can be on the list! Termites can be faithful and it is hard for people! Now what does that tell you people?
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1645)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 8:45 pm
Beautiful! TY Tamara!
 

Sara W. (110)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 9:04 pm
Huh. I hadn't even heard of any of these animals as being monogamous. That doesn't endear me any to the parasitic worms, though.
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 11:55 pm
sweet! thnx, Tam.
 

Danuta Watola (1196)
Friday February 15, 2013, 2:49 am
noted
 

Julie E. (345)
Friday February 15, 2013, 2:58 am
Thanks Tamara! The birds are pretty.
Well I guess you won't see these species on the t.v. show Cheater :)
 

Christeen Anderson (470)
Friday February 15, 2013, 3:21 am
Nice. Long, long ago I thought I had mated for life but I hadn't.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Friday February 15, 2013, 3:31 am
Thanks Tamara, when our humans' life span was shorter (40 years at most) then mating for life was easy, now when we live at least 85 years, it becomes a problem...at least one husband per 40 years.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Friday February 15, 2013, 3:33 am
Thanks Tamara, when our humans' life span was shorter (40 years at most) then mating for life was easy, now when we live at least 85 years, it becomes a problem...at least one husband per 40 years.
 

Maria S. (102)
Friday February 15, 2013, 9:30 am
Noted. Thanks Tamara for sharing this interesting article.
 

Shawna S. (43)
Friday February 15, 2013, 8:24 pm
Thanks Tamara :")
 

iveta cer (67)
Friday February 15, 2013, 8:39 pm
Thanks Tamara
 

Migi H. (19)
Friday February 15, 2013, 8:43 pm
That's really sweet! Though I don't know what to say about the worms lol.
 

Paul Girardin (140)
Friday February 15, 2013, 9:18 pm
Noted & shared!
 

Fi T. (16)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 3:02 am
A long and lasting love
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (49)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 9:30 am
Thanks for sharing
 

Valentina R. (4)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 10:09 am
Lovely.
 

Debbie W. (115)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 11:42 am
Very nice.
 

Natalie V. (27)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 3:05 pm
noted, thanks
 
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