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Contact: Dr. Diethard Tautz
tautz@evolbio.mpg.de
49-452-276-3390
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Mouse House

Caption: Special German-French relations: In the "Playboy Mansion" for happy mouse encounters, the offspring of German-French partners later showed a specific mating preference for partners that had the same "nationality" as their father.

Credit: MPI for Evolutionary Biology

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