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Scientists Discover Female Brants Live Longer

By | July 10, 2012

Photo by Jason Otto

A small Arctic goose in Alaska called the black brant mates for life. And a new study finds that stable lifestyle comes with a clear benefit for the female brants – they live longer. The discovery came from a long running study of the geese at one of their prime nesting grounds near Chevak.

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