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Posts tagged courtship

July 6, 2012

 

two male mallards fighting to mate with a female

Sex And Violence

Have you ever stopped to wonder why sex and violence so often go hand in hand?

June 2, 2009

 

Close up of electric eel

Talking and Seeing with Electricity

Did you know that electric fish use electricity instead of light and sound to find their way and talk to each other? Find out more on this Moment of Science.

March 10, 2009

 

Perched colorful scarlet lorikeet

Why Birds of a Feather Are What They Eat

Many bird-of-paradise species have evolved colorful plumage - a result of special eating habits and behaviors.

June 29, 2007

 

Wild Turkey On The Grass

Females Prefer Long Snoods

Male humans try and attract potential mates by your pectorals, the stretch of your Ferrari, and the mass of your bank account, but Turkeys like long snoods...

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