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GUEST,Werner BS: What's the use of grandma's? (35) RE: BS: What's the use of grandma's? 18 Oct 04

(1) Could it not be vice versa, namely that many grandchildren are the reason for keeping old women longer fit?

No. (Because of natural selection/ "survival of the fittest". This is EVOLUTIONARY science).
And if this "grandchildren keep grannies fit" thing would be true, other mammals with many grandchildren would exhibit post-reproductional longevity as well. but they dont.

Question two is answered above

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