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Uploaded on May 27, 2009
When a burying beetles finds a carcass that has already been prepared by another beetle, it must kill any larvae already on the carcass to preserve the resource for its own future offspring. This infanticide is distinct from brood reduction behavior in which a parent will kill a subset of its own offspring when there are too many young to support