The curse of the competitive male: Being flashy helps wins over females - but it can also cause species to become EXTINCT
The shaggy mane of the male lion, the exuberant horns of the stag, and the peacock's psychedelic tail feathers are wonders of the natural world.
Often accompanied by aggressive fighting among male animals, these showy features help them get the pick of the most attractive females.
But animals where the males fight a lot among themselves and show off exuberantly could put these animals at greater risk of extinction, a new study has found.
THE PROS AND CONS OF MALE COMPETITION Often accompanied by aggressive fighting among male animals, showy features help them get the pick of the most... read more
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