Chase-away sexual selection: introduction
Mating would seem to be a cooperative venture -- the male and female work together to produce offspring for the next generation. But in recent years, animal behavior researchers have uncovered examples of conflicts of interest between the sexes. Under what circumstances do such conflicts arise, and how are they resolved?
This module covers the topic of chase-away sexual selection, a form of sexual conflict that has been theorized to occur in a number of species.
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