Unformatted text preview: isolate themselves, genetically, from the rest of the species. The amount of social interaction between the sexes in a given species would have a substantial impact on a species. If the males and females live relatively isolated lives from each other, then copulation is less likely and less frequent. However if the males and females live in close proximity to each other on a daily basis I would think that copulation would be much more likely and frequent. Also I have heard of some species where the female kills the male after fertilization. That would certainly deter the evolution of the human race if that were the case, huh?...
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- Spring '12
- Evolution, socially dominant males