Sneaky little giraffe weevils beat big rivals

A little stealth helps smaller males compete with big ones to mate with a female

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STEATH MOVE  Big male giraffe weevils (top) can lose out to smaller males (middle) that sneak underneath to mate with females (bottom). Dots of paint help researchers identify individual weevils.

Courtesy of C. Painting/Univ. of Auckland

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