View Full Version : Male Termites Pair Up When Females Are Scarce

08-24-2016, 07:21 AM
<p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/male-termites-pair-females-scarce-131255304.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/Y2zxmO.x7MXZVTN_bQb29A--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3NfbGVnbztmaT1maWxsO2g9ODY7cT03NTt3PT EzMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/News/LiveScience.com/male-termites-nest.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Male Termites Pair Up When Females Are Scarce" align="left" title="Male Termites Pair Up When Females Are Scarce" border="0" /></a>When male termites are single, and no female mates can be found, the guys tend to form homosexual couples in order to survive, a new study finds. Genetic analysis of the subsequent offspring showed that one of the invading males was able to successfully mate with the female.</p><br clear="all"/>