Female reproductive behavior
there's a difference between fmales in estrous and females not estrous
females who are in estrous will take the lordosis position.
females not in estrous will even fight off males
sexual behavior and ultimately reproduction
Male and Female Reproductive Behavior
female lions smell male fecal pellets
elephant seals size dominates which males have the largest harem.
male reproductive behavior. why do they do it?
the males do not perform any of these behaviors if they do
are cooperative behaviors interactions between individuals where at least one individual
overt behavior with the intention of inflicting damage upo
the background of sexual selection
observation: that certain structures had not evolved for the ability to survive, but for a
competitive advantage over other mails
the problem: how to explain extravagant structures such as peaco
Lecture today, concluded by discussion and then we're done
androgens are precursors to C18 STEROIDS. ESTROGEN
produced in granulosa cells in stroma folicle and corpus leotum
estrogine increases uterine mass
supports secondary sexual characteristics
the problems with field studies, lack of control, but does not preclude their usefulness if
planned out well.
measurable changes in animals behavior that predictable from some other variable