Parental Care

Some articles on parental care, care, parental:

Scissortail Sergeant - Behavior - Parental Care
... Sergeant males are in charge of parental care ... Male parental care is more common than female or biparental care in fish because territorial males are able to guard several clutches of eggs while simultaneously attracting new ... Sergeant fish undergo brood cycling, in which they alternate between a mating phase and a parental phase ...
Blue-headed Vireo - Behaviour - Reproduction - Hormonal Effects On Parental Care
... The increase in male Blue-headed Vireo parental care is thought to be attributed to the levels of testosterone and prolactin found in the plasma of these birds during the mating season ... male birds during the breeding season and that these males display less parental care if their testosterone levels are maintained ...
Spawn (biology) - Spawning Strategies - Guarders
... Anemone nesters Guarders protect their eggs and offspring after spawning by practicing parental care (also called brood care) ... Parental care is an "investment by parents in offspring that increases the offsprings' chances of surviving (and hence reproducing) ... In fish, parental care can take a variety of forms including guarding, nest building, fanning, splashing, removal of dead eggs, retrieval of straying fry, external egg carrying, egg ...
Papilio Troilus - Parental Care
... Once eggs are laid, formal parental care ceases among Spicebush Swallowtails ... Larvae do have a nutrient-rich egg, which keeps them well-fed during the developmental period ...
Roost - Behaviour - Breeding - Parental Care and Fledging
... The length and nature of parental care varies widely amongst different orders and species ... At one extreme, parental care in megapodes ends at hatching the newly hatched chick digs itself out of the nest mound without parental assistance and can ... At the other extreme, many seabirds have extended periods of parental care, the longest being that of the Great Frigatebird, whose chicks take up to six months to fledge and are fed by the parents for up to an ...

Famous quotes containing the words care and/or parental:

    “But it’s nonsense to think he’d care enough.”
    “You mean you couldn’t understand his caring.
    Oh, but you see he hadn’t had enough....”
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    Indeed, there are no easy correlations between parental ideology, class or race and “successful” child development. Many children the world over have revealed a kind of toughness and plasticity that make the determined efforts of some parents to spare their children the slightest pain seem ironic.
    Robert Coles (20th century)