While it’s a goal for many humans, faithful love is a rarity in the animal kingdom. DNA fingerprinting — essentially paternity tests for animals — has revealed that many species once thought to be truly monogamous are actually better described as socially monogamous. This means that a male and female form a pair bond, mate, raise their young together, and spend time together, but may also engage in a little mating on the side. So who are the truly monogamous animals out there?
Read more at Zoologic: Love Matches: Monogamy in the Animal Kingdom.