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Disposable Penis Helps Sea Slug Ensure Clean Mating
2013-02-13 11:02:16

It seems a team of researchers from Osaka City University and Tokyo's Nihon University in Japan have discovered the first instance of creatures than can grow their own ‘disposable penises.’

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.

Competition Of Males Over Females
2012-10-25 12:18:31

When a female mates with several males, these will compete over the fertilization her eggs.

Mosquito Fish Genitalia Redefine Hooking Up
2012-09-28 15:22:04

North Carolina State University researchers have described a new species of fish in which the male’s genitalia are equipped with four hooks while the female sports a colorful anal spot that it likely uses to attract a mate.

First Time Evidence: Leftover Male Fetal DNA Found In Female Brains
2012-09-27 09:59:56

A small amount of male DNA can be found in the brains of women, something researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) believe may be the result of leftover DNA in the mother’s body...

Fitness Benefits For Female Sea Slugs May Come From Traumatic Mating
2012-08-23 11:09:36

A report published Aug. 22 in the open access journal PLOS ONE states that, despite the nature of their mating being very traumatic and biologically costly, the female sea slug will mate more often than required to in order to reproduce.

Mating Plugs Produced By Female Spiders To Prevent Unwanted Sex From Males
2012-08-05 10:30:36

A new mechanism of animal mating plug production has been discovered by scientists at the Smithsonian and their colleagues.

2012-07-31 23:01:14

Latin Dating Site Gifts Popular Dating Guide to Proactive Users Torrance, California (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 For a limited time, Latin


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Stegodyphus lineatus
2014-04-07 14:12:35

Stegodyphus lineatus is the only European species belonging to the spider genus Stegodyphus. The males of this species are up to 12 millimeters long, while the females are up to 15 millimeters long. The coloration can range from whitish to almost black. In the majority of individuals, the opisthosoma is whitish with two broad black longitudinal stripes. The males and females look similar, but the male is usually richer in contrast and has a bulbous forehead. The species name is in...

41_25d27d40c165b27bad3563db51760b0c
2007-02-21 11:04:54

The Greek Tortoise, Testudo graeca, is one of four European member of the Testudinidae family of tortoises. The other members of the family are Herman's Tortoise, Marginated Tortoise, and Horsfield's Tortoise. There are six noticeable differences between males and females of the Greek Tortoise. Males have a longer tail that tapers to an even point. The anal cavity opening is farther from the base of the tail on the male. The male's underbelly is somewhat curved, while females have a flat...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.