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31

What are the main reasons why females would mate with other males?

1. Genetic benefits polyandry. 2. Material benefits polyandry.

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What are the hypotheses for why females mate with other males based on genetic benefits? (3)

1. Fertility insurance hypothesis. 2. Good genes hypothesis. 3. Genetic compatibility hypothesis.

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What are the hypotheses for why females mate with other males based on material benefits? (3)

1. More resources hypothesis. 2. Better protection hypothesis. 3. Infanticide reduction hypothesis.