Fun Freaky Fact Friday!
Some male mammals, including bears and lions, will kill offspring sired by another. That’s because childless females become receptive to mating more quickly than if they were caring for a cub.
Rather than waste nutritious meat, the males then eat the dead cubs.
For more cannibalistic creatures, check out the TED-Ed Lesson Cannibalism in the animal kingdom – Bill Schutt
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