The sperm of aging male bustards retards their offspring's development

@inproceedings{Preston2015TheSO,
  title={The sperm of aging male bustards retards their offspring's development},
  author={Brian T. Preston and Michel Saint Jalme and Yves Le Hingrat and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Lacroix and Gabriele Sorci},
  booktitle={Nature communications},
  year={2015}
}
Understanding whether the sperm of older males has a diminished capacity to produce successful offspring is a key challenge in evolutionary biology. We investigate this issue using 10 years of reproductive data on captive long-lived houbara bustards (Chlamydotis undulata), where the use of artificial insemination techniques means parents can only influence… CONTINUE READING