Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Behavior Evolving- Benefit the New Leader

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    When a male lion successfully challenges another and takes over his pride, one of the first things the new lion does is to kill all of the cubs in the pride. Why would this behavior have evolved? How does it benefit the new leader?

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 1, 2020, 6:58 pm ad1c9bdddf

    Solution Preview

    The male lion is hierarchially the leader of the pride. He also provides the sperm to make new cubs based on his superior genetic traits. He has managed to overcome the ...

    Solution Summary

    How behaviors evolve and the benefits of the new leaders are determined.