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Too much male attention ruins pretty females: New Study

One of the biggest perk of being beautiful is getting overwhelming attention. And mostly every attractive person enjoys that. However, according to a new study by Australian and Canadian researchers on fruit flies, excessive male sexual attention ruins pretty females. Steve Chenoweth who is the associate professor of the University of Queensland’s School of Biological Sciences stated the study projected ...

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Rare Tasmania’s swift parrot may join extinct species by 2030

The iconic Tasmanian swift parrot can soon follow the dodo as an extinct species in 16 years unless rescue efforts are taken on warfooting, said researchers. The research, published in the journal Biological Conservation, said that the population of the birds would halve every four years, with a possible decline of 94.7 percent over 16 years. “Swift parrots are in ...

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