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Latest Courtship display Stories

2014-04-30 11:57:57

It's official (in the horned beetle world at least), females prefer courtship over competitiveness – and it doesn't matter about the size of your mandibles either.

Male Lizards Steer Clear Of Females With Similar Throat Bands
2013-11-07 06:11:53

A team of researchers from Penn State University recently examined the relationship between body-color patterning and mating behavior in the fence lizard, Sceloporus undulatus, which is found ranging across the Eastern US.

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2012-07-09 10:05:52

A team of biologists from Tufts University in Boston may have answered the question of what attracts fireflies to each other.

2012-05-03 09:43:47

In most species, females prefer the most intense courtship display males can muster, but a new study finds that female cowbirds actually prefer less intense displays.

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2011-04-28 09:22:03

Male peacock tail plumage and courtship antics likely influence their success at attracting and mating with females.

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2010-08-04 09:36:25

Female budgerigars found to judge 'virtual males' by their contact calls.

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2010-07-12 09:20:00

Courtship calls tell penguin females how fat a male is and what kind of father he'll be.

2009-12-08 11:23:45

Females can be too attractive to the opposite sex –– too attractive for their own good –– say biologists at UC Santa Barbara.

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2009-02-14 07:00:00

According to biologists, birds that fare best in courtship strut faster and more pay attention to their potential mate by adjusting to her movements.

2009-01-16 09:38:40

Scientists have developed a mathematical model of the mating game to help explain why courtship is often protracted.


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