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Posts tagged mating

June 3, 2015



Frisky Groundhogs  

Groundhogs aren't looking for their shadow—they're looking for a mate.

February 13, 2014


A baboon sits in a tree

For Baboons, Second Best Isn’t Always So Bad

When losing is winning in the complicated social world of baboons.

December 13, 2013


A large frog adorned with a crown poses near a smaller frog adorned with a crown.

Multitasking Frogs

So you want to impress a potential mate? According to the grey tree frog, multitasking is the key to sexual attraction.

June 3, 2013


sandpiper on the beach

To Stay Up Late, Take Some Tips From The Male Sandpiper

When it comes to "make it or break it" moments, the male sandpiper is a whiz at wakefulness.

May 27, 2013


Whiptail Lizard In The Sand

The Future Of Males

Have you ever heard predictions that one day women will be able to have babies without men?

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?

August 20, 2010



M&Ms Can Help Explain Genetic Drift

What is "genetic drift?" How does it affect an animal's genes and their genetic variation?

July 9, 2010



Frisky Fireflies Have Got To Be Flashy

Fireflies can put on quite a dazzling display. However, it is not us that they are trying to impress.

May 4, 2009


Mosquito sucking blood

Mosquito Love Buzz

Is there any sound more annoying than the whine of a mosquito?

February 26, 2008


Cricket in the Grass

Chirpless Crickets

Whether you find chirping musical or annoying, males need it to attract female mates. Male crickets on the Hawaiian island Kauai, have a problem.

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