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One of the reasons for the incredible breadth in the appearance of animals is to help individuals mate with the right species. This is one evolutionary process that causes differences between populations of animals and that can eventually lead to the formation of new species.
As an individual who is part of a social species, you are likely aware of how others’ behaviour can influence your own and how you can influence others.
Article written by Maria Tello-Ramos, edited by Felicity Muth. Like it or not, male and females differ from each other in a number of ways.
I recently read a remarkable story of research done by people right at my home university at the University of Nevada, Reno. Thirty minutes from where we live is Lake Tahoe, which is a large lake which is half in Nevada, half in California.
You might have heard of serotonin as one of the ‘happy’ hormones in humans. Indeed, mood disorders like anxiety and depression are associated with low levels of serotonin.
We often hear about animals where the males mate with multiple females. However, many animals have the opposite system, where a single female courts and mates many males.
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