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Contact: Amy Pelsinsky
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Prairie Dog Kiss

Caption: Despite the risks, female prairie dogs that mate with two or more males rear more offspring than those that mate with only one.

Credit: Elaine Miller Bond (www.elainemillerbond.com)

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Related news release: Multiple mates worth the risk for female prairie dogs

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