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TitleSexual selection : a very short introduction / Marlene Zuk & Leigh W. Simmons
ImprintOxford : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition First edition
Descript xvii, 141 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm

SUMMARY

"Sexual selection, Darwin's other big idea, is the selection for particular traits and behaviours that results from (usually) female choice and male competition. It can produce flamboyant features, such as the peacock's tail, which would seem to be detrimental to survival. This work explores our understanding of how sexual selection works." --Publisher description


CONTENT

Darwin's other big idea -- Mating systems, or who goes with whom, and for how long -- Choosing from the field of competitors -- Sex roles and stereotypes -- Sexual selection after mating -- Sexual conflict -- How sex makes species survive -- Conclusions, and where to from here


Sexual behavior in animals Sexual behavior in animals. (OCoLC)fst01114803

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