Individuality and male discrimination of female copulation calls in the yellow baboon

@article{Semple2001IndividualityAM,
  title={Individuality and male discrimination of female copulation calls in the yellow baboon},
  author={Stuart Semple},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2001},
  volume={61},
  pages={1023-1028}
}
  • S. Semple
  • Published 1 May 2001
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
In a wide variety of animal species, females produce vocalizations just before, during or immediately after copulation. These calls are thought to be sexually selected traits that function to incite males to compete for access to the calling females in such a way that, by calling, females maximize the quality and/or the number of their mating partners. The signalling of individual identity within these vocalizations, in conjunction with male discrimination between females on this basis, would… Expand

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