Study finds high rate of Infanticide among mammals

November 15, 2014 12:19 AM

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Study finds high rate of Infanticide among mammals

A novel research unveiled that many species of mammals have high rate of infanticide. The objective of the study was to find out a link between mammals and infanticide and things that happen during these situations.

For the study, the researchers analyzed observational studies related to 260 mammal species. They found that 119 or almost half of the studied mammals are following the practice of infanticide. Among all, Chacma baboon a species from southern Africa is the worst one as it kills almost half of its yo...

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