Ugly pals improve romantic odds - for guppies

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 22:00 in Psychology & Sociology

Ugly friends can make you look better, at least if you're a guppy, researchers say. Recent theory suggests that in species where females prefer showy mates, males might prefer courting females that are surrounded by relatively drab males. In other words, males should prefer surroundings that make them look attractive.

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