Science & Technology


Sexual and Natural Selection – The Fist-fight in Nature

Is it true that natural and sexual selection oppose each other? For instance, why should male peacocks have such large tails? Even Darwin noted this evolutionary puzzle: there are some traits of organisms that would seem to decrease their survival. This lecture will explore this situation using examples from Dr. Hendry’s research from a variety of species.

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    July 17, 2013 at 2:11 pm