UF Studies Shows What Some Bugs Do for Love, Like Sacrificing a Leg

Dan Florida, Industry News Release, Research

Males of many species must compete for mates, often using body parts scientists call “weapons” to defeat their opponent, survive and in some cases, produce more offspring, University of Florida researchers say. As an example, deer develop antlers, which help them compete with other male deer for female attention and to survive battles with predators in the wild kingdom. Now, …