Mating Tactics in Male Grey-Cheeked Mangabeys ( Lophocebus albigena )

@inproceedings{Arlet2008MatingTI,
  title={Mating Tactics in Male Grey-Cheeked Mangabeys ( Lophocebus albigena )},
  author={Małgorzata E. Arlet and Freerk Molleman and Colin A. Chapman},
  year={2008}
}
Reproductive success of males is thought to depend mainly on access to receptive females, and therefore, males compete for females (Darwin 1859; Andersson 1994). In social species, evidence for this competition is found in the distribution of males among groups containing females (Eberle & Kappeler 2002), in male–male interactions and in their manipulation of females to increase mating opportunities (Smuts & Smuts 1993). As males vary in age, size, fluctuating asymmetry and energy reserves they… CONTINUE READING
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