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What does EPC stand for?

EPC stands for Extra-Pair Copulation

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Like the handful of owl species that have been studied elsewhere, Boreal Owls in Finland are genetically monogamous, no doubt because food provisioning by males is so essential to successful reproduction that females do not risk losing the cooperation of their mates by seeking extra-pair copulations.
A study of warblers in Sweden, for example, reported that females look for mates with big repertoires and will indulge in what scientists call extra-pair copulations with males that have even bigger playlists, explains Donald E.