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2/7/12 lecture13.html 1/1 C:/Users/JIMMIN~1/AppData/Local/Temp/Rar$EX04.857/«/lecture13.html EEB 122: Principles of Evolution, Ecolog\ and Behavior Lecture 13 - Sexual Selection << previous session _ next session >> OYeUYieZ: Sexual selection is a component of natural selection in which mating success is traded for survival. Natural selection is not necessarily survival of the fittest, but reproduction of the fittest. Sexual dimorphism is a product of sexual selection. In intersexual selection, a sex chooses a mate. In intrasexual selection, individuals of one sex compete among themselves for
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Unformatted text preview: access to mates. Often honest, costly signals are used to help the sex that chooses make decisions. Reading aVVignmenW: Stearns, Stephen C. and Rolf Hoekstra. EYolXWion: An InWrodXcWion , chapter 11 ClaVV lecWXUe: Yale University 2009. Some rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated on this page or on the Open Yale Courses website, all content on this page is licensed under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0)...
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