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The mutual attraction between individuals of the opposite sex.

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Animal Behaviour MC questions

... constitutes: a. A causal question b. A hypothesis c. A prediction d. Test evidence ii. What theory was Stålhandske using to explore this species’ courtship behaviour? iii. Which of the following predictions might Stålhandske have felt was likely to be correct, given her presumption that males ...

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by mushroom
Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:44 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Behaviour MC questions
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Coercive sexual behaviour evolutionary arms race

... of water beetles (also known as "diving beetles"), an "evolutionary arms race" between the genders means that there is no courtship system for these beetles. "It's a system of rape. But the females don't take things quietly. They evolve counter-weapons." Cited ...

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by Abab
Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Coercive sexual behaviour evolutionary arms race
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Birds songs and whistles

I think there is no such difference. Birds use different tonalities to communicate among species based on different stimuli (predators, courtship, resources, etc.). What I think is that what we call whistles are simple signals to alert of one's presence in a specific area, or to point out ...

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by ottomonge
Sat Dec 08, 2007 11:35 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: BIrd SOng And Bird Whistle.
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I think OP might be interested in female displays of courtship?

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by mith
Fri Jun 22, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Woman
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Views: 3233


... at different times of the year, maybe one in late summer the other in late winter, so they don't meet. 3.) Behavioural Isolation Due to specific courtship rituals, 2 species might not mate. Some species of birds, although really closely related, cannot mate, because they might have different ...

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by Azedenkae
Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:56 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Cells
Replies: 21
Views: 11090
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