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Meet the wild animals who put their partners first (just don't call it love)


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The term "wild animals" can conjure up images of unruly beasts desperately attempting to survive and reproduce in an unforgiving world. Vicious scuffles between reckless baboons as they contend for dominance. Callous new-born hyenas killing their own siblings to reduce competition for their mother's milk. Or headstrong lions taking over a pride, dispatching the previous male's cubs so the females raise the new leader's young instead. Even within our own gardens, birds of the same species fight furiously over food, and piercing shrieks can be heard as they war for territories during the spring.


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