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In which of the following situations would monogamy (i.e., a reproductive partnership between one male and one female) be most likely to evolve?

A

When the offspring are independent soon after birth.

B

When the offspring require a large amount of parental care.

C

When the offspring require parental care that can only be supplied by one sex.

D

When the ability of males to be certain of their paternity is consistently very low.

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