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The Secret to Mixed Paternity Puppy Litters: Superfecundation Explained

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When it comes to reproduction in the animal kingdom, some species have developed fascinating and unique ways of ensuring the survival of their offspring. One such phenomenon is known as superfecundation, which occurs when a female animal mates with multiple males within a short period of time, resulting in a litter of offspring with different fathers. While this may seem unusual to us, it is actually quite common in many animal species, including dogs, cats, and sheep.

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