Mate mismatch causes stress

Mate mismatches causes stress – Nature

A few of the media reports on our recently published paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society (Biological Sciences) that shows the huge stress responses of females that are constrained to breeding with incompatible (genetically dud males).

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Mate mismatches causes stress – Nature

How females really do get stressed if their partners just aren’t up to scratch (in the world of finches) – Daily Mail

Dud mates stress out female finches – ABC Science