Originally Posted by laughingdog
Its funny to me these religious and science people telling recent again how non of stuff we pet keepers see, never happens in nature, and all only human to do probs.. Some people have to try so hard to segregate everyone and thing, n allowing themselves special feeling of. Most because of, supposedly allows them to abuse all else.
Agree with you here... the people that say 'things don't happen in nature actually' know nothing about nature..... they live in a false world wrapping themselves in the comfort and protection of their different religions.
Nature is very strange and amazing.. from male seahorses giving birth, fish and reptiles changing sex, insects and invertebrates cloning themselves, and birds and primates cheating on their mates etc....
The strangest behaviour I found in my coop was one female pigeon.
She would have multiple male mates. She would lay her 2 eggs in one nest... brood them.. and before they hatched she would move on to her next mate and new nest... she had 4 nests in the end with 4 different males.... and she had squabs at all different ages...
But she never cared for the squabs.. leaving all the feeding and brooding to the males.
She was clever in that she was maximising the amount of offspring she could have in one year... and she saved energy as she did not have to take care of her young.
Her behaviour was kind of like a cuckoo bird.