Mammals Suck... Milk!
This blog will showcase and synthesize (pun intended!) the MANY awesome advances currently occurring in milk research from the molecule to the organism to the population to the taxon, with implications for nutrition, medicine, psychology, and evolutionary biology.
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Among many mammals, lactating females may have extended periods of time in between nursing bouts. This is often the case for females who “cache” or “park” their young in nests, dens, or burrows while they depart to forage more efficiently unencumbered by the presence of the young (parents, you know what I am talking about).The egg-laying echidna is an excellent, if totally weird, example. After hatching from the egg inside the mother’s pouch, the […]
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