Monogamy Among Animals As Examined By MinuteEarth

Are Any Animals Truly Monogamous?

MinuteEarth examines the concept of monogamy among animals (including humans) and essentially comes to the rather startling conclusion that most animals are not naturally predisposed to the idea of having only one mate.

But one thing is clear, among all the species monogamy is rare and monogamy without cheating is rarer.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.