For Hadza, build and brawn don't matter for choosing mates

Study of hunter-gatherer community in Tanzania shows that, across human groups, mating criteria vary

3:23pm, November 13, 2009

Unlike most Western guys and gals looking for love, Africa’s Hadza foragers pair up without regard to each other’s size and strength, a new study finds. And that stature-may-care approach underscores the often unappreciated variety of human mating strategies, the researchers say.

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