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A correlation between mating success and features of individual males, such as size, dominance, or display, is not sufficient evidence for direct choice of these features by females.
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When yeast cells decide to mate, they must know that there is a mating partner close enough, and then make a snap decision to get ready to mate", said first author and graduate student Mohan Malleshaiah.
In various studies, he and a colleague compared aspects of mating, for example, the length of time that the snails courted before copulating, when snails mated with and without dart piercing.
Female mate choice may be expected to vary depending on the mating system of the species (Arnold 1994; Arnold & Duvall 1994; Lorch 2002).
BEHAVIORAL Species may not understand each other's mating and "courting" language.
Photo: ``The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human'' charts the progression of a relationship between Carmen Electra and Mackenzie Astin.
Previous intraspecific comparisons have demonstrated female mating discrimination, often favoring males from the same population.
The total number of eggs laid during the experimental period was greatest in the treatment with 3 mates (104 eggs), followed by 2 mates (75 eggs), single mate--single mating (60 eggs) and single mate--multiple matings (56 eggs) (Fig.
London, March 21 ( ANI ): Male fruit flies consistently change their mating behaviour depending on whether they have spent time with other males before mating, according to a new study.
Darwin (1877) was the first to discuss sexual selection and its relationship to the evolution of mating systems.
Previous experiments have demonstrated that males not mating within 30 min are unlikely to do so subsequently (Hu & Morse 2004).
If that preference makes no sense to the average human male who's entranced by young, smooth-skinned women, it's because the mating game has evolved in different directions in chimps and in people, say anthropologist Martin N.