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Stressed out, ladies? It may be your ugly partner .

  1. Stacie L profile image87
    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

    Stressed out, ladies? It may be your ugly partner ..birds that is...roll
    By Jennifer Viegas
    Discovery Channel
    updated 2 hours 41 minutes ago 2011-02-02T19:10:50

    In socially monogamous species, from birds to humans, most individuals find partners.

    A large proportion of females, however, wind up with unattractive males of below-average quality, according to a new study that also found such less-than-ideal relationships raise female stress levels.

    The findings negate prior theories that, in monogamous species throughout the animal kingdom, each female has a good chance of pairing with a male that matches her ideal choice of partner.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41391019/ns … ?gt1=43001
    isn't this true for human females as well?
    the more attractive the male bird was to the female,then the more babies she had..

    1. lilyfly profile image61
      lilyflyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I would say I'm far more stressed out with my very pretty bird mate, since all the other birdies find him that way as well...lilyfly

      1. Genna East profile image89
        Genna Eastposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Good point!

  2. Joy56 profile image61
    Joy56posted 5 years ago

    Pretty bird alright

  3. lamurray33 profile image60
    lamurray33posted 5 years ago

    Love your hub title!  I had to click the link to see what this was - purely because of the funny title!