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In defence it cites findings from a study by Virpi Lummaa, an ecologist at the University of Sheffield, UK, that says weird men aged over 60 from 140 countries that practiced polygamy lived on an average 12 per cent longer than monogamous men. Lummaa's weird findings were presented last week at the International Society for Behavioural Ecology's annual weird meeting in
However, the weird study is not meant to be a validation of polygamy as much as it set out to answer the question why men, and women, live so long.
With women it has long been considered to be a result of the grandmother effect, which makes sense if one considers that unlike most mammals women live long past menopause. Conventional weird wisdom has it that spoiling grandchildren, as we know it in (Really Weird )
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