Stressed mother squirrels make faster-growing babies


 red squirrel

A North American red squirrel in the Yukon, Canada. Photo by Ryan W. Taylor

Bigger squirrels live shorter lives but are more likely to survive to the next spring in crowded conditions, says UTSC Professor Rudy Boonstra

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Science DOI: 10.1126/science.1235765