So sperm dumping does happen on occasion in nature, but there's little evidence to suggest that human women have the same defense mechanisms as a red junglefowl
2010), whereas peninsular India's grey junglefowl appears to have provided a key gene found in many modern chickens, namely the gene for yellow legs, which are indeed distinct from the red legs of wild red junglefowl
, and white and black-legged chickens (Eriksson et al.
After having spotted a clear correlation between comb size and bone mass in chickens from a cross between red junglefowl
and domestic chicken, the research group from Linkoping University in Sweden, under the leadership of evolutionary geneticist Dominic Wright, set up a study where such chickens were crossed for several generations.
2002), Red Junglefowl
x White Leghorn (Kerje et al.
Testicular asymmetry and secondary sexual characters in Red Junglefowl
One subspecies of the red junglefowl
(Gallus gallus gallus) suffices as the matriarchic ancestor of all domestic breeds.
It is, says Mark Cocker, the chicken, which is descended from the Red Junglefowl
Maternal condition, reproductive investment, and offspring sex ratio in captive Red Junglefowl
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): A new piece of research on red junglefowl
, an ancestor of chickens, has shown that males can adjust the speed and effectiveness of their sperm, based on whether they find their mate attractive.
An ostracon depicting a red junglefowl
(the earliest known drawing of the domestic cock), Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 9: 1--4.