Sexual selection, genital morphology, and copulatory behavior in male Galagos

@article{Dixson2007SexualSG,
  title={Sexual selection, genital morphology, and copulatory behavior in male Galagos},
  author={Alan F. Dixson},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={47-55}
}
  • A. Dixson
  • Published 1 February 1989
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Primatology
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