Bromances Could Lead to More Romances for Male Hyenas

Bromances Could Lead to More Romances for Male Hyenas

\"Why is it that high ranking individuals, in particular high ranking males, often are more successful than low ranking males in terms of reproduction?... Goldman: In all, Davidian had nearly 400 fecal samples collected from 120 male hyenas. She analyzed the hormones inside of them and discovered that interactions among male hyenas were more stressful for lower ranking males. Goldman: So for male spotted hyenas, it might be that the best path towards romance is to begin with…a bromance. The interplay between social rank, physiological constraints and investment in courtship in male spotted hyenas.]

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