Female Cichlids Eat Their Offspring To Alleviate the Stress of Protecting Them, a Study – Rights History
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Female Cichlids Eat Their Offspring To Alleviate the Stress of Protecting Them, a Study

Some female cichlid fish perform an extraordinary act of motherhood by carrying their eggs and young for around two weeks in their mouths. The juvenile fish and fish-in-waiting are so shielded from predators from the outside world.

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