Animal Species With Males Caring for Young Rheas

About the behavior of animal species where males care for the young including rheas.

10 ANIMAL SPECIES IN WHICH THE MALE CARES FOR THE YOUNG

8. RHEAS

These large flightless birds, relatives of the ostrich, are found in South America. A group of females deposit from 20 to 50 fertilized eggs in the nest of a given male. He incubates the eggs by himself while the females move on to another male, copulate with him, lay eggs in his nest, then abandon him in turn.

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