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Exaggerated estrous swellings and male mate choice in primates: testing the reliable indicator hypothesis in the Amboseli baboons

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Jul 21, 2014

Courtney L FitzpatrickSusan C Alberts

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The evolution of male mate choice in sex-role reversed species can easily be understood according to the general principles of sexual selection. That is, when females are mate-limited they are expected to compete for access to males and those males, in turn, are expected to be choosy. This

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Papio
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Papio cynocephalus
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Edema
Estrus
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Ilex paraguayensis homeopathic preparation
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Exaggerated estrous swellings and male mate choice in primates: testing the reliable indicator hypothesis in the Amboseli baboons

bioRxiv

Jul 21, 2014

Courtney L FitzpatrickSusan C Alberts

PMID: 990007278

DOI: 10.1101/007278

Abstract

The evolution of male mate choice in sex-role reversed species can easily be understood according to the general principles of sexual selection. That is, when females are mate-limited they are expected to compete for access to males and those males, in turn, are expected to be choosy. This

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Papio
Primates
Papio cynocephalus
Conception
Edema
Estrus
Fertilization
Ilex paraguayensis homeopathic preparation
11
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