Grey herons are noisy but make loving pairs and often perform pair-bonding
routines such as "billing" - gently tapping bills together - and raising up their black head plumes to each other.
These dances are a sequel to pair-bonding
and usually a life-long monogamous partnership.
The idea that many species of birds pair up for life has been an enduring metaphor for the pair-bonding
It has something to do with the pair-bonding
," says Dickson.
and phantom-mode technologies promise greatly improved rate-reach metrics for copper, as well as faster, cheaper roll-outs.
The results demonstrate that, for owl monkeys, long-term monogamy and pair-bonding
improves reproductive fitness.
The results are really intriguing," says Larry Young of Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, who in 2005 reported in Science that, in male voles, a variation of the same gene predicted the quality of pair-bonding
So the essentialists were right after all, one might conclude on learning that in many species there's evidence of sexual orientation and even same-sex pair-bonding
Their bizarre pair-bonding
exercises see the males beat their chests with their beaks to produce a quick-fire tapping sound.
Washington, May 29 ( ANI ): In early human evolution, when faithful females started choosing good providers as mates, pair-bonding
replaced promiscuity, which laid down the foundation for the emergence of the institution of the modern family, a new study has suggested.
And I'd rather see us challenging the hoary assumption that monogamous lifetime pair-bonding
is the optimal path to human happiness instead of clamoring for its iron embrace--and by implication denigrating singleness or serial partnering.
oddities include only about 5 percent of mammals, estimates T.