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Biology - Zoology
Course
ZOO 4307C
Professor
chu
Semester
Spring

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• Oviparity vs viviparity ○ Oviparious  No time wasted on parental care  Mother must only provide yolk  Mother does not have extra size wieght which reduces agility  Avoids vulnerability of labour for the mother Eggs cannot be movedor avoid predators   IN some species, parents must protect or incubate the eggs ○ Viviparous  Young are protected with mother  Embryosbenefit from parents knowledge of food, water, or shelter locations  Providesthermoregulatorycontrol over developing embryos  Food and oxygen readily available  Young often born farily well developed, often enough to run away from danger within hours of being born Ricky ofr mothers as she loses agility   Death of mother= death of offspring  Labor proces can be lengthy, leving mother vu
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