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11 animals that mate for life

By: Bryan Nelson on Feb. 12, 2010, 11:50 a.m.
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Old faithful

Humans like to think of themselves as a faithful species, but when it comes to true fidelity, many other animals offer better examples of how to keep a relationship together. Although monogamy and lifelong pair bonds are generally rare in the animal kingdom, there are some animals that pull it off. Scroll down to see great comments from our readers about monogamy ... or choose one of the arrows above to see the next animal. (Text: Bryan Nelson)