Posts tagged "incubation"

Female Seagulls Can Handle More

Male seagulls seem to be more vulnerable to their environment during embryonic development than females. When researchers took a seagull’s last-laid eggs and either incubated it alone or in contact with other eggs, the males hatched faster than females if they had been incubated in isolation. When they were in contact with other eggs, the…

Catherine Strawn / May 7, 2008