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Why Are There As Many Males As Females? [5:53]

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There are not as many males as females. More boys than women are born. And women survive to an older age.

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Original Poster6 points7 months ago

It's talking about the ratio across the animal kingdom in general.

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Yes, but is that true for the "general" species?

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3 points7 months ago

Its Male 101:100 Female. Its pretty much equal.

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22 points7 months agoedited 7 months ago

They define it in the video as most successful at passing genes along. I don't think there's any point where they make the mistake you are saying.

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Where do they make that mistake?

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Does it detract from the meaning in the case of this video?

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