Bugs that obtain much less consideration from their dad and mom spend extra time caring for their very own offspring.
Spherical-necked sexton beetles (Nicrophorus orbicollis), a kind of burrowing insect buries the our bodies of small animals and feeds on their larvae by releasing meat-digesting enzymes into the carcass. They might additionally vomit digested meat immediately into their offspring’s mouth.
Christopher Cunningham Colleagues and colleagues on the College of Georgia wished to seek out out whether or not the parental care these bugs obtain as larvae impacts how they feed their younger.
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