Sex differences in lizard escape decisions vary with latitude, but not sexual dimorphism

  title={Sex differences in lizard escape decisions vary with latitude, but not sexual dimorphism},
  author={Diogo S. M. Samia and Anders Pape M{\o}ller and Daniel T. Blumstein and Theodore Stankowich and William E. Jr. Cooper},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
Sexual selection is a powerful evolutionary mechanism that has shaped the physiology, behaviour and morphology of the sexes to the extent that it can reduce viability while promoting traits that enhance reproductive success. Predation is one of the underlying mechanisms accounting for viability costs of sexual displays. Therefore, we should expect that individuals of the two sexes adjust their anti-predator behaviour in response to changes in predation risk. We conducted a meta-analysis of 28… 

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