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A Marine Mr. Mom: Male Pipefish Give Birth, But Some are Deadbeat Dads, Study Shows


March 17, 2010

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Male pipefish and their seahorse cousins are the only males that actually become pregnant and give birth, but pipefish likely will never win any "Father of The Year" awards--their attitude towards their offspring can range from total love to total neglect, according to new findings from Texas A&M University researchers. Full Story

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