Japanese ichthyologists concluded that the small size of "parasitic dwarf" male Lamprologus callipterus fish, which are only 2.4 percent the size of "bourgeois" males who build snail-shell houses to attract mates, enables the parasitic males to sneak into bourgeois houses and fertilize the females. | Harper's Magazine

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Japanese ichthyologists concluded that the small size of “parasitic dwarf” male Lamprologus callipterus fish, which are only 2.4 percent the size of “bourgeois” males who build snail-shell houses to attract mates, enables the parasitic males to sneak into bourgeois houses and fertilize the females.

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Japanese ichthyologists concluded that the small size of “parasitic dwarf” male Lamprologus callipterus fish, which are only 2.4 percent the size of “bourgeois” males who build snail-shell houses to attract mates, enables the parasitic males to sneak into bourgeois houses and fertilize the females.

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