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Male woolly mammoths lived fast, died young, and left more corpses

Sometimes male mammoths didn't make the best choices.
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Young male woolly mammoths lived risky, bachelor-esque lifestyles.

More men than women die of venomous animal bites. This is not because men are exposed to more dangerous animals at their jobs than women (the injuries tend to happen over the weekend), but rather because men do things like try to kiss rattlesnakes (#notallmen #butsomemen). Some people are simply socialized to do things that are, well, stupider.

Woolly guys might have lived riskier lives, too.

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