Sexual Dimorphism: The Horns of African Antelopes

  title={Sexual Dimorphism: The Horns of African Antelopes},
  author={Craig Packer},
  pages={1191 - 1193}
  • C. Packer
  • Published 16 September 1983
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Science
Comparisons of the horns of males and females across genera of African antelopes indicate that male horns are better adapted for clashing or pushing against another pair of horns during intrasexual combat. The horns of females are relatively more specialized as stabbing weapons. Horns in females are found in only half the genera and in those genera where females have horns, the genera are heavier than genera with hornless females. 
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I thank the museums (17) for access to collections; the Government of Tanzania for permission to conduct research; the Serengeti Wildlife Research Institute
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