Going Steady: 10 Animals More Monogamous Than Us

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Husband-and-wife team David Barash and Judith Eve Lipton, authors of Strange Bedfellows: The Surprising Connection Between Sex, Evolution and Monogamy, could be considered experts in this field of fidelity in the animal kingdom.

In an interview with New Scientist, Barash says: "In the book we have lots of examples of other monogamous animals, like the beavers and the Malagasy jumping rat, who have good reasons for being monogamous that are not altruistic. It's just that, given their biology, they do best by being part of a committed pair."

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