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2014-09-22 03:00:21

The magnificent plumage of the peacock may not be quite the sacrifice to love that it appears to be, University of Leeds researchers have discovered.

What Peahens Want
2013-07-25 14:55:11

A team of biologists has gained new insight into what a typical peahen may be looking for in her colorful mate.

Distinctive Male Peacock Love Call Allures Females From Afar
2012-12-21 12:05:04

The distinctive sound made by male peacocks just before mating attracts female voyeurs for reasons currently unknown.

Zebrafish Perform Colorful Courtship Displays
2012-11-30 14:58:35

Researchers were able to show that zebrafish males and females both wear their brightest colors while wooing a mate.

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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.

2011-06-06 20:30:00

TOKYO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that it will release a 24-inch 3D Display available this fall in Japan, North America, Europe/PAL territories, and Asian countries/regions.

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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.

2011-04-07 13:57:24

Female deer do not always choose the bigger and dominant males to mate with, scientists from Queen Mary, University of London and Hartpury College have found.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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