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Ejaculate Cost and Male Choice
According to much evolutionary thinking, males of promiscuous species are able to produce quantities of sperm that are virtually unlimited and should be selected to mate indiscriminately with allExpand
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Patterns of Copulatory Behavior in Male Mammals
  • D. Dewsbury
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Quarterly Review of Biology
  • 1 March 1972
A schema for systematic inquiry into different patterns of copulatory behavior in male mammals i proposed. Three stages in the development of a complete analysis are isolated: classification,Expand
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Dominance Rank, Copulatory Behavior, and Differential Reproduction
  • D. Dewsbury
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Quarterly Review of Biology
  • 1 June 1982
The view that high social rank is associated with high levels of both copulatory behavior and the production of offspring is widespread in the study of animal social behavior. In order to demonstrateExpand
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Communal nesting and communal nursing in house mice, Mus musculus domesticus
Abstract The functional significance of communal nesting and nursing is poorly understood. Female house mice often communally nest, and within these communal nests females appear to indiscriminatelyExpand
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Wheel-running behavior in 12 species of muroid rodents
  • D. Dewsbury
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Behavioural Processes
  • 1 September 1980
The objective of this research was to describe the levels and periodicity of wheel running in 12 species of muroid rodents in order that comparisons could be made among different measures of activityExpand
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Paternal Behavior in Rodents
Synopsis. The literature on paternal behavior in rodents includes reports of many species; however, paternal behavior appears more prevalent among muroid and hystricomorph rodents than in theExpand
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