Reproductive strategies of rhesus macaques

@article{Bercovitch2006ReproductiveSO,
  title={Reproductive strategies of rhesus macaques},
  author={Fred B. Bercovitch},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={38},
  pages={247-263}
}
Reproductive strategies incorporate a multitude of mechanisms that have evolved to promote the reproductive success of individuals. Evolutionary perspectives tend to emphasize the advantages of male-male competition and female choice as mediators of differential reproduction. Male rhesus macaques have not been observed to fight for access to sexually receptive females, although they suffer more wounds during the mating season. An increased likelihood of attacks appears to coincide with male… Expand

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