Want To Create A Matriarchy That Works? Learn From AnimalsEsther Inglis-Arkell4/07/15 2:37pm10420EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkWe tend to think of nature as being both brutal and patriarchal. Animals struggle to survive and mate, and we assume that means that males will dominate. But some non-human species actually have matriarchies, that work out pretty well. Here's what nature can teach us about the secrets of making matriarchy work.