In a Family Affair, Mother and Daughter Bats Share Mates

From National Geographic:Bat_1

The idea of mother and daughter, and possibly even grandmother, chasing the same male would repulse most humans. But to female greater horseshoe bats, sharing a strong breeding partner can ensure fit offspring and strengthen the social group. During their life span, most female greater horseshoe bats (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum) revisit and breed with a specific male, according to a new study.

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