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Giraffe (10,512 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

are combat bouts where the neck is used as a weapon. Dominant males gain mating access to females, which bear the sole responsibility for raising the young
Bear (11,155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
individuals to keep track of one another in the vast Arctic wilderness. The mating system of bears has variously been described as a form of polygyny, promiscuity
Scorpion (5,831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the sperm, thus fertilizing the female. A mating plug then forms in the female to prevent her from mating again before the young are born. Soon, the
Lek mating (4,294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the same mating sites because of female fidelity. Avian females such as the black grouse and great snipe are faithful to males and not to mating sites.
Hamster (3,619 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
after mating. In some cases, male hamsters can die after being attacked by the female. If breeding hamsters, separation of the pair after mating is recommended
Wolf (16,107 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
including livestock guardian dogs, are first generation hybrids. Although mating between golden jackals and wolves has never been observed, evidence of jackal-wolf
Fallow deer (4,243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
before and after. This mating behaviour within the rut most often occurs in leks, where males congregate in small groups on mating territories in which
Estrous cycle (2,538 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ranging from engorged and colorful genitals to behavioral changes like mating calls. Estrus is derived via Latin oestrus ('frenzy', 'gadfly'), from Greek
Fossa (animal) (6,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
support the mating pair, about 20 cm (7.9 in) wide. Some mating has been reported on the ground as well. As many as eight males will be at a mating site, staying
Vole (2,004 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exponential growth, vole populations can grow very large within a short time. A mating pair can birth a hundred more voles in a year. Voles outwardly resemble
Dolphin (12,815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
coast; they were hybrids between Risso's and bottlenose dolphins. This mating was later repeated in captivity, producing a hybrid calf. In captivity,
Pinniped (13,815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
D.; Buhleier, B. M.; Marshall, G. J. (2006). "Mating tactics and mating system of an aquatic-mating pinniped: the harbor seal, Phoca vitulina". Behavioral
Canine reproduction (3,946 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
appropriate for handlers to attempt to calm the mating dogs if they show anxiety once this stage is reached. After mating, the male usually licks his penis and
Rodent (12,840 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
species live in societies with complex ways of communicating with each other. Mating among rodents can vary from monogamy, to polygyny, to promiscuity. Many
Hyena (5,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
turns. However, the hyenas' grooming, scent marking, defecating habits, mating and parental behaviour are consistent with the behaviour of other feliforms
Canidae (4,770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
called the bulbus glandis, which helps to create a copulatory tie during mating, locking the animals together for up to an hour. Young canids are born blind
Ovis (1,004 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In each flock, a sheep, usually a mature ram, is followed by the others. Mating in ovis is characterized by males competing for females in estrus. Social
Leopard (10,563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
leopard is a solitary and territorial animal. Adults associate only in the mating season. Females continue to interact with their offspring even after weaning
Coati (2,332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
juveniles near the beginning of the breeding season, leading to a polygynous mating system. The pregnant females separate from the group, build a nest on a
Ursus (genus) (1,203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
three to four males during a mating season and mating males have more variation, mating with one to eight females during a mating season. Since reproductive
Baboon (2,311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between individuals. In general, each male can mate with any female; the mating order among the males depends partly on their social rank. Females typically
Swift fox (1,565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The swift fox (Vulpes velox) is a small light orange-tan fox around the size of a domestic cat found in the western grasslands of North America, such as
Mating type (535 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mating types are molecular mechanisms that regulate compatibility in sexually reproducing eukaryotes. They occur in isogamous and anisogamous species.
Pressurized Mating Adapter (1,110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pressurized Mating Adapter (PMA) is a class of spacecraft adapters that convert the Common Berthing Mechanism (CBM) used on the US Orbital Segment
Pair bond (1,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pair bond is the strong affinity that develops in some species between a mating pair, often leading to the production and rearing of offspring and potentially
Lion (15,644 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pride together with their cubs. Female and male lions associate only when mating. Coalitions of males hold territory for a longer time than single lions
Guppy (4,814 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
regulated by density. Guppies have the mating system called polyandry, where females mate with multiple males. Multiple mating is beneficial for males because
Drone (bee) (2,032 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Mating occurs in flight, which accounts for drones needing better vision, which is provided by their large eyes. Should a drone succeed in mating, the
Cheetah (16,687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
appearance is caused by reinforcement of a recessive allele; hence if two mating cheetahs carry the mutated allele, a quarter of their offspring can be expected
Sex position (5,855 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A sex position is a position of the body that people use for sexual intercourse or other sexual activities. Sexual acts are generally described by the
The Mating Season (novel) (2,753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Mating Season is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 9 September 1949 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United
Phoca (1,218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
groenlandica (harp seal) Both harbour and spotted seals are aquatically mating pinnipeds. Mating occurs in the water around the time when pups are weaned. Females
Pupa (1,967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is shed. In a few taxa of the Lepidoptera, especially Heliconius, pupal mating is an extreme form of reproductive strategy in which the adult male mates
Pupa (1,967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is shed. In a few taxa of the Lepidoptera, especially Heliconius, pupal mating is an extreme form of reproductive strategy in which the adult male mates
Hybrid (biology) (6,177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
include genetic and morphological differences, differing times of fertility, mating behaviors and cues, and physiological rejection of sperm cells or the developing
Allaeochelys (124 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is believed to be the only example in the fossil record of vertebrates mating. Dr Walter Joyce of the University of Tübingen said that "We've demonstrated
David Buss (2,956 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Michigan for eleven years. The primary topics of his research include male mating strategies, conflict between the sexes, social status, social reputation
Geoffrey Miller (psychologist) (1,175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of free speech. The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature. Heinemann. 2000. ISBN 0-434-00741-2. Mating Intelligence: Sex,
Testudo (genus) (1,659 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Testudo spp. are promiscuous creatures and they follow a polyandrous mating system. Mating involves a courtship ritual of mechanical, olfactory and auditory
Spider monkey (2,747 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
group is big, it spreads out. The female chooses a male from her group for mating. Both males and females use "anogenital sniffing" to check their mates for
Aardwolf (2,744 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hoarse barking, and a type of roar. The majority of incursions occur during mating season, when they can occur once or twice per week. When food is scarce
Polyandry in fish (2,679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Polyandry in fish is a mating system where females mate with multiple males within one mating season. This type of mating exists in a variety of animal
Mate choice (12,501 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
colour near the eyespot that seems to increase the females likelihood of mating with a specific peacock. Mate choice is one of two components of sexual
Ascospore (490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
DNA damaging agent hydrogen peroxide induces pair-wise mating of haploid cells of opposite mating type to form transient diploid cells that then undergo
Llama (4,824 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
receive the nutrients it requires. In harem mating, the male is left with females most of the year. For field mating, a female is turned out into a field with
Non-reproductive sexual behavior in animals (6,268 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
female), oral sex, genital stimulation, anal stimulation, interspecies mating, and acts of affection. There have also been observations of animals engaging
Bison (7,086 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
could best any foe (except for wolves and brown bears). The rutting, or mating, season lasts from June through September, with peak activity in July and
Rut (mammalian reproduction) (4,095 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The rut (from the Latin rugire, meaning "to roar") is the mating season of certain mammals, which includes ruminants such as deer, sheep, camels, goats
Promiscuity (4,823 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
species have promiscuous mating systems, ranging from polyandry and polygyny to mating systems with no stable relationships where mating between two individuals
Grouse (1,570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may replace it if the eggs are lost. She begins to lay about a week after mating and lays one egg every day or two; the clutch comprises five to 12 eggs
Elephant (15,699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
made by an oestrous cow after mating. When a cow has mated, her family may produce calls of excitement known as the "mating pandemonium". Elephants are
Dunnock (1,800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
variable mating systems. Females are often polyandrous, breeding with two or more males at once, which is quite rare among birds. This multiple mating system
Antenna (biology) (2,001 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
smell or taste. Antennae are sometimes modified for other purposes, such as mating, brooding, swimming, and even anchoring the arthropod to a substrate. Larval
Plethodontidae (1,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fore limbs, and usually with five on the hind limbs. Within many species, mating and reproduction occur solely on land. Accordingly, many species also lack
False pregnancy (1,996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
False pregnancy is the appearance of clinical or subclinical signs and symptoms associated with pregnancy although the individual is not physically carrying
Scholar's mate (747 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
following moves, or similar: 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nc6 3. Qh5 Nf6?? 4. Qxf7# The same mating pattern may be reached by various move orders. For example, White might
Spermatophore (769 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"gift" provides little nutrient value. The spermatophore transferred at mating has little effect on female reproductive output. The alternative hypothesis
Self-pollination (1,781 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mutation arising in a gamete. About 42% of flowering plants exhibit a mixed mating system in nature. In the most common kind of system, individual plants produce
Sexual dimorphism (11,125 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sex of an individual, and the mating system it operates within. In protogynous mating systems where males dominate mating with many females, size plays
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (8,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that in nature, mating is likely most often between closely related yeast cells. Mating occurs when haploid cells of opposite mating type MATa and MATα
Bat (16,687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sperm is stored in the reproductive tract for several months after mating. Mating occurs in the autumn but fertilisation does not occur until the following
Isogamy (583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and size), differing in general only in allele expression in one or more mating-type regions. Because both gametes look alike, they cannot be classified
Kangaroo (6,576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The kangaroo is a marsupial from the family Macropodidae (macropods, meaning "large foot"). In common use the term is used to describe the largest species
Drosophila (4,005 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Polyandry is a prominent mating system among Drosophila. Females mating with multiple sex partners has been a beneficial mating strategy for Drosophila
Sperm competition (6,411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reproduction. Competition can occur when females have multiple potential mating partners. Greater choice and variety of mates increases a female's chance
Sperm competition (6,411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reproduction. Competition can occur when females have multiple potential mating partners. Greater choice and variety of mates increases a female's chance
Secondarily aquatic tetrapods (687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of their life in the water, coming ashore for mating. Finally, fully adapted animals may take to mating and birthing in water or ice. Archelon is a type
Hermaphrodite (3,580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gastropod. Mating with a partner is more desirable biologically, as the genetic material of the resultant offspring is varied, but if mating with a partner
Reproductive system of gastropods (2,060 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
class of animals. Their reproductive strategies also vary greatly, see Mating of gastropods. In many marine gastropods there are separate sexes (male
Triggerfish (1,612 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Triggerfish males migrate to their traditional spawning sites prior to mating and establish territories. Some male species (i.e. Balistes carolinensis
Garter snake (2,723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more copulations than normal males in the mating balls that form at the den when females enter the mating melee. Garter snakes use the vomeronasal organ
Brown bear (16,769 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
show strong differences in their mtDNA, a result of female philopatry. The mating season is from mid-May to early July, shifting later the further north the
Raccoon dog (4,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
include golden eagles, white-tailed eagles, goshawks, and eagle owls. The mating season begins from early February to late April, depending on location.
Peafowl (4,735 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
female organisms to exert selective forces on each other with regard to mating activity. The strongest driver of sexual selection is gamete size. In general
Semelparity and iteroparity (4,333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
parental input, as one or both parents die after mating. All of the male’s energy is diverting into mating and the immune system is repressed. High levels
Hardy–Weinberg principle (5,805 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
influences. These influences include genetic drift, mate choice, assortative mating, natural selection, sexual selection, mutation, gene flow, meiotic drive
Great crested grebe (834 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a member of the grebe family of water birds noted for its elaborate mating display. Its scientific name comes from Latin: the genus name Podiceps is
Huntsman spider (1,921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to females of their species, who will approach if they are interested in mating. This sound can often be heard as a rhythmic ticking, somewhat like a quartz
The Mating Call (777 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mating Call is a 1928 silent drama film about a soldier who returns home from World War I to find his marriage has been annulled and his wife has remarried
Iguana (2,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Iguanas tend to follow a promiscuous or polygynadrous mating style during the dry season. Mating during the dry season ensures that their offspring will
Mecoptera (3,206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hangingflies, are another prominent family and are known for their elaborate mating rituals, in which females choose mates based on the quality of gift prey
Dragonfly (8,629 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
indirect insemination, delayed fertilization, and sperm competition. During mating, the male grasps the female at the back of the head, and the female curls
Blackbuck (4,918 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for mating. While other males are not allowed into these territories, females often visit these places to forage. The male can thus attempt mating with
Brown rat (7,179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the rat. The female rat will also emit ultrasonic vocalizations during mating. Rats may also emit short, high frequency, ultrasonic, socially induced
The Mating Game (film) (603 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Mating Game (1959) is an MGM Metrocolor film in CinemaScope directed by George Marshall, and starring Debbie Reynolds, Tony Randall and Paul Douglas
Damselfish (1,540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
involved in foraging. Longer forays usually involve courtship activity and mating. Non-feeding and non-reproductive forays are associated with territorial
Domestic pig (7,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus or only Sus domesticus), often called swine, hog, or simply pig when there is no need to distinguish it from other
Clamp connection (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
walls), receives a set of differing nuclei, which are obtained through mating of hyphae of differing sexual types. It is used to create genetic variation
Ruff (bird) (7,399 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
rare form that mimics the female, use a variety of strategies to obtain mating opportunities at a lek, and the colourful head and neck feathers are erected
Nephila (3,573 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
result of males using mating plugs upon copulation. Larger individuals reduce the success of these plugs, allowing for multiple mating and reducing the risk
Selection (201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
selection, in genetics Mate selection, in mating Sexual selection in humans, in human sexuality Human mating strategies, in human sexuality Social selection
Gerridae (3,806 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
control population sizes and restrict conflicting territories. During the non-mating season when gerrids live in cooperative groups, and cannibalism rates are
Rhacophoridae (429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
terrestrial, rhacophorids are predominantly treefrogs which are arboreal. Mating frogs, while in amplexus, hold on to a branch, and beat their legs to form
Cougar (12,307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
threatened species after multiple DNA tests confirmed cougar hair in lynx mating sites. The only unequivocally known eastern population is the critically
Hemipenis (2,234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
found in the squamate world exhibit such diverse designs to facilitate mating compatibility amongst individuals of the same species, a theory that is
Stickleback (1,668 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
discouraged, attempt to lead again. All stickleback species show similar, unusual mating behaviour. Freshwater males develop a red colouration, and although this
Nursery web spider (865 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the female. The female spider sometimes attempts to eat the male after mating. The male, to reduce the risk of this, often presents the female with a
Tetrahymena (1,917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conjugation, pairing and fusing with a cell of opposite mating type. Tetrahymena has seven mating types; each of which can mate with any of the other six
Social selection (1,459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
multiplicity, species with transgender presentation, frequencies of homosexual mating, and the lack of correlation between sexually selected traits and deleterious
Chilodonella uncinata (1,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ciliates. C. uncinata is capable of mating with other C. uncinata cells that have the same mating type. After mating type complementary, the germ-line nucleus
Blepharisma (1,284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the interaction of cells of different mating types. In the species Blepharisma japonicum, there are two mating types (I and II), each type excreting a
Blackspotted catshark (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sharks portal The blackspotted catshark (Halaelurus buergeri) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found in the waters off the coasts of Japan
Bevel (513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for the sake of safety, wear resistance, or aesthetics; or to facilitate mating with another piece. Most cutting tools have a bevelled edge which is apparent
Microbrachius (1,689 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
claspers, and females developing fixed plates to lock the claspers in for mating. Separate male and female organs indicate these fish would have been capable
Blackspotted catshark (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sharks portal The blackspotted catshark (Halaelurus buergeri) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found in the waters off the coasts of Japan
Pen (enclosure) (671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
pen. This is the least labor-intensive mating system because the females are just left to mate at will. This mating is also the least efficient in terms
Kangaroo rat (2,239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
appear to be the most active individuals. Kangaroo rats have a promiscuous mating system. Their reproductive output is highest in summer following high rainfalls
Territory (animal) (4,854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
protective behaviour is to acquire and protect food sources, nesting sites, mating areas, or to attract a mate. Among birds, territories have been classified
Whale (11,183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prevent the unborn calf from dying of frostbite, they migrate to calving/mating grounds. They will then stay there for a matter of months until the calf
Gamete (880 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sexes being the same size and shape, and given arbitrary designators for mating type. The name gamete was introduced by the German cytologist Eduard Strasburger
Anglerfish (2,966 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
but also serves to call males' attention to the females to facilitate mating. The source of luminescence is symbiotic bacteria that dwell in and around
Stalk-eyed fly (2,577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
streams. Mating usually takes place in the early morning in the vicinity of their roosts. Females show a strong preference for roosting and mating with males
Green-veined white (3,799 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in methyl salicylate levels, and will use this sense to influence their mating behaviour. However, a virgin female displaying a very similar posture will
IEC 60320 (3,746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the high-temperature C16 appliance inlet (and sometimes, wrongly, for the mating C15 connector). "Kettle plug" is sometimes mistakenly used to refer to regular
Buffy flower bat (616 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
known about the mating system of bats in the genus Erophylla; however, many of the ones that have been recorded have a harem mating system (where there
European pied flycatcher (4,147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pied flycatcher predominately practices a mixed mating system of monogamy and polygyny. Their mating system has also been described as successive polygyny
Papilio polyxenes (2,572 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
feeds on parsley. The Papilio polyxenes demonstrates polyandry and a lek mating system, showing no male parental care and display sites. Females are therefore
Vanessa cardui (3,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
continuous mating, throughout all seasons, including the winter. This may be attributed to its migratory patterns, thus significantly affecting its mating behaviour
Sphaerites (225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and seems especially attracted to sap flows from trees, feeding and then mating. These four species belong to the genus Sphaerites: Sphaerites dimidiatus
Bowerbird (2,531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
characteristic of bowerbirds is their extraordinarily complex courtship and mating behaviour, where males build a bower to attract mates. There are two main
Mantis (6,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to avoid predators. The mating season in temperate climates typically takes place in autumn, while in tropical areas, mating can occur at any time of
Drosophila melanogaster (14,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have lower mating latencies, meaning that they are able to reproduce more quickly. This decreased mating latency leads to a greater mating efficiency
What Ho! Jeeves (1,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
minutes long, except for the episodes adapted from Thank You, Jeeves and The Mating Season, which are each about 45 minutes long. "The Ordeal of Young Tuppy"
Vertebrate (5,101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
zygotes, which develop into new individuals. During sexual reproduction, mating with a close relative (inbreeding) often leads to inbreeding depression
Japanese macaque (4,411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
travel together, and this typically lasts 16 days on average during the mating season. Females enter into consortships with an average of four males a
Basidiomycota (2,995 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
They have either a bipolar (unifactorial) or a tetrapolar (bifactorial) mating system. This results in the fact that following meiosis, the resulting haploid
Turtle (10,372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particularly long claws, and these appear to be used to stimulate the female while mating. While most turtles have webbed feet, some, such as the pig-nosed turtle
Mythimna unipuncta (2,404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which they travel north in the spring and south in the fall to ensure that mating occurs in a favorable environment in the summer. While progressing through
Ceratopsidae (1,451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
not achieve fully developed mating signals until nearly fully grown. He finds commonality between the slow growth of mating signals in centrosaurines and
Sociosexual orientation (2,802 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
then, heterosexual men. This may be because gay men have more potential mating partners who prefer short-term, casual sexual encounters. Unrestricted sociosexuality
Ceratitis capitata (3,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
less mating success. Furthermore, when males were equal or larger in size, mating frequency was equal and events such as eclosion, flying, and mating speed
Nape (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
site (carrying each kitten by gripping its scruff in her teeth), and in mating, when the male cat (tom) grips the female cat's scruff with his teeth to
Neurospora crassa (2,673 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
when two mycelia of different mating type come together (see Figure). Like other Ascomycetes, N. crassa has two mating types that, in this case, are symbolized
Cloaca (1,197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
purpose in some invertebrates are also sometimes referred to as cloacae. Mating by cloaca is known as cloacal copulation, commonly referred to as cloacal
Miter joint (545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
splined mitre joint, one where the spline is long and runs the length of the mating surfaces and another where the spline is perpendicular to the joined edges
The Mating Season (film) (760 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Mating Season is a 1951 film made by Paramount Pictures. A farce with elements of screwball comedy, it was directed by Mitchell Leisen, and produced
Malacostraca (2,632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
forms. Primitive malacostracans have a free-swimming naupliar larval stage. Mating behavior has been studied in the freshwater shrimp Caridina ensifera. Multiple
Dark triad (7,651 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The main evolutionary argument behind the dark triad traits emphasizes mating strategies. This argument focuses on the notion of life history strategy
Sand tiger shark (4,566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
where they mate during and just after the winter. Mating normally takes place at night. After mating, they swim further north to even warmer water where
The Mating of Millie (785 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mating of Millie is a 1948 romantic comedy film starring Glenn Ford and Evelyn Keyes. The screenplay concerns a single woman who goes to great lengths
Chinese alligator (5,936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an adult. It brumates in burrows in winter and is nocturnal in summer. Mating occurs in early summer, with females most commonly producing 20–30 eggs
Sympatry (2,075 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
frequently distinguished by assortative mating between individuals of the two species. For example, divergence in the mating signals of two species will limit
Vespidae (565 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and males (drones) are produced towards the end of the summer, and after mating, the queens hibernate over winter in cracks or other sheltered locations
Aglais io (2,097 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also utilize tree sap and rotten fruit. Aglais io employs a monandrous mating system, which means that they only mate with one partner for a period of
Spawn (biology) (11,076 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
hermaphrodites within a haremic mating system. Hermaphroditism allows for complex mating systems. Wrasses exhibit three different mating systems: polygynous, lek-like
Aglais io (2,097 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also utilize tree sap and rotten fruit. Aglais io employs a monandrous mating system, which means that they only mate with one partner for a period of
Heliconius charithonia (2,965 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
found to attract males and females in diurnal situations. H. charithonia mating H. charithonia egg; the number of eggs produced depends on the supply of
Homosexual behavior in animals (9,610 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
homosexuality to all sexual behavior (copulation, genital stimulation, mating games and sexual display behavior) between animals of the same sex. In most
Spawn (biology) (11,076 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
hermaphrodites within a haremic mating system. Hermaphroditism allows for complex mating systems. Wrasses exhibit three different mating systems: polygynous, lek-like
Heterothallism (2,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
means that each yeast cell is of a certain mating type and can only mate with a cell of the other mating type. During vegetative growth that ordinarily
Black musk deer (990 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
deer have mating periods beginning in late November into December, lasting roughly one month. They have a polygynous mating system, mating with more than
Sex ratio (2,458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
periodically or permanently. Examples include parthenogenic species, periodically mating organisms such as aphids, some eusocial wasps such as Polistes fuscatus
Jumping spider (4,368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
jumping-spiders.com Global Species Database of Salticidae Video of a jumping spider's mating behavior World Spider Catalog Jumping Spiders of NW-Europe Jumping spiders
Anisogamy (3,189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from a mate, and fertilize her eggs long after the reproductive event if mating opportunities drop or quality of mates decreases. By being able to save
Guanaco (1,349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
often spit when threatened, and can do so up to a distance of six feet. Mating season occurs between November and February, during which males often fight
Hyla (1,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as being derived from the Greek word ὕλη (hūlē, "forest" or "wood"). The mating systems across most species of Hyla largely feature female choice based
Lepidoptera genitalia (847 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
arrangement of genitalia is important in the courtship and mating as they prevent cross-specific mating and hybridisation. The uniqueness of genitalia of a species
Pyometra (995 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
female cats because progesterone is only released by the ovaries after mating. Also in cats, the risk of developing the disease differ depending on breed
Tsume shogi (2,125 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
players for centuries have created tsume problems with long and deliberate mating lines as artwork. They might consist of the pieces making geometric shapes
Mating (novel) (1,214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Mating (1991) is a novel by American author Norman Rush. It is a first-person narrative by an unnamed American anthropology graduate student in Botswana
Oribi (2,334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
breeder, the time when mating occurs varies geographically. Unlike all other small antelopes, oribi can exhibit three types of mating systems, depending on
Straightedge (271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
automotive service and machining industry to check the flatness of machined mating surfaces. True straightness can in some cases be checked by using a laser
Ring-tailed lemur (8,596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may frequent. The urine marking behavior also is most frequent during the mating season, and may play a role in reproductive communication between groups
Mandrill (2,997 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have an omnivorous diet consisting mostly of fruits and insects. Their mating season peaks in July to September, with a corresponding birth peak in December
Fish reproduction (5,613 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hermaphrodites within a haremic mating system. Hermaphroditism allows for complex mating systems. Wrasses exhibit three different mating systems: polygynous, lek-like
RF connector (281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
electric contact while sparing the gold surface, thus allowing very high mating cycles and reducing the insertion force. Research activity in the area of
Negative selection (natural selection) (364 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
recombination rate. Purifying selection can be split into purging by non-random mating and purging by genetic drift. Purging by genetic drift can remove primarily
Polygonia c-album (3,809 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
matings equally over her lifetime, so males' mating success increases proportionally to their lifespan. The mating success of both sexes is correlated to the
Greater horseshoe bat (2,366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
been studied in detail. During the mating period, females visit males that are roosting in small caves. The mating system is best described as polygynous
Almond moth (2,499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
after eclosion and do not eat, but may drink if water is available. The mating system is polygamous; however, many females will only mate once. Adult almond
Speckled wood (butterfly) (2,831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Then, the female must make a choice between mating with a patrolling male or a territorial male. By mating with a territorial male, a female can be sure
Sequential hermaphroditism (6,603 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
often have polygynous mating systems. In these systems, large males use aggressive territorial defense to dominate female mating. This causes small males
Trichophyton tonsurans (1,586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
David Gruby in 1844. Isolates are characterized as the "–" or negative mating type of the Arthroderma vanbreuseghemii complex. This species is thought
Coolidge effect (3,800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
repeatedly for successful insemination of multiple females. This type of mating system can be referred to as polygyny, where one male has multiple female
Dancing with the Birds (126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
narrated by Stephen Fry. The premise revolves around exotic birds doing mating rituals, either by dancing or creating nests with the right decorations
Tettigoniidae (2,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
superfamily Tettigonioidea. They are primarily nocturnal in habit with strident mating calls. Many katydids exhibit mimicry and camouflage, commonly with shapes
Vanessa atalanta (2,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
radiation. Male red admirals court females for several hours before they begin mating. Because of female choice, only males with territory have the opportunity
House mouse (6,609 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is sniffing and following the female; however, the calls continue after mating has begun, at which time the calls are coincident with mounting behaviour
Coydog (708 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A coydog is a canid hybrid resulting from a mating between a male coyote and a female dog. The term is sometimes mistakenly used for coywolves, which are
Gannet (1,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gannets are seabirds comprising the genus Morus, in the family Sulidae, closely related to boobies. "Gannet" is derived from Old English ganot, ultimately
Kit fox (1,044 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
female kit foxes usually establish monogamous mating pairs during October and November. Polygamous mating relationships have been observed. Pairs can change
Syngnathidae (979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and mating patterns in Syngnathidae. Journal of Fish Biology 78:1647-1661. Vincent, A. C. J. 1994. Seahorses exhibit conventional sex roles in mating competition
Nematocera (732 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
many species have relatively long abdomens. Males of many species form mating swarms like faint pillars of smoke, competing for females that visit the
Zygospore (192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
structures, from mycelia of the same (in homothallic fungi) or different mating types (in heterothallic fungi), and may be chlamydospores. In many eukaryotic
Munchkin cat (2,257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
where M is the trait for short legs and m is the trait for long legs. The mating of two munchkin parents, Mm x Mm, have the chance of producing these offspring:
Fixed action pattern (2,492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Classic studies by Konrad Lorenz and Niko Tinbergen involve male stickleback mating behavior and greylag goose egg-retrieval behavior. Fixed action patterns
Engineer's blue (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Engineer's blue is a highly pigmented paste used to assist in the mating of two or more components. Joseph Whitworth popularized the first practical method
Nymphomyiidae (789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
short-lived non-feeding adults have wings that fracture at the base shortly after mating. The family Nymphomyiidae has several species which were originally placed
Randy Thornhill (652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for his evolutionary explanation of rape as well as his work on insect mating systems and the parasite-stress theory. Thornhill was born in Alabama in
Alaska moose (680 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
small herds. Typically, they only come into contact with other moose for mating or competition for mates. The males and females select different foraging
Antelope (3,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The term antelope is used to refer to many species of even-toed ruminant indigenous to various regions in Africa and Eurasia. Antelopes comprise a wastebasket
Psychological adaptation (3,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
language at birth, and must instead learn one in their environment. The mating strategies of both sexes can be simplified into different psychological
Coast mole (835 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
insects. The coast mole is primarily solitary and only become social during mating season. Coast mole populations and their corresponding tunnel systems seem
List of Odonata of Kerala (2,695 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brachydiplax chalybea female Mating Egg laying Brachydiplax sobrina male Brachydiplax sobrina female Brachydiplax sobrina mating pair Brachythemis contaminata
Pipefish (2,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
predators. Furthermore, in Corythoichthys haematopterus, similar ritualized mating dances were hypothesized to aid in reproductive synchronization, by allowing
Beekeeping (9,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had no idea of how a queen was fertilized; nobody had ever witnessed the mating of a queen and drone and many theories held that queens were "self-fertile
Docking and berthing of spacecraft (4,917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
free-flying space vehicles. Berthing refers to mating operations where an inactive module/vehicle is placed into the mating interface of another space vehicle by
Dryomyza anilis (2,696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
typically mate with multiple males. Mating occurs through several rounds of copulation and egg-laying. During mating, males engage in a series of "tapping"
Apophallation (297 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
banana slugs Ariolimax and in the distantly related Deroceras laeve. In the mating of banana slugs, the penis is inserted into the body of the partner. The
Axilla (968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
suggested by some to serve as pheromones, which play a role related to mating. However, this is a controversial topic within the scientific community
Queen bee (2,540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
building colony to small mating nuclei colonies, which are placed inside of mating yards. The queen cells hatch inside of the mating nuclei. After approximately
British Standard Pipe (767 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adopted internationally for interconnecting and sealing pipes and fittings by mating an external (male) thread with an internal (female) thread. It has been
Cabbage moth (2,528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In this observation, mating behavior started at ten in the evening, with most mating activity occurring after midnight. Mating pairs remained associated
Wolfdog (4,435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A wolfdog is a canine produced by the mating of a domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) with a gray wolf (Canis lupus), eastern wolf (Canis lycaon), red
Dingo (17,422 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
time other domestic dogs) outside of the mating season (January to July) and did not breed with them. The mating season usually occurs in Australia between
Infidelity (13,115 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a correlation between AVPR1A expression and predisposition to extrapair mating in women but not in men. Evolutionary researchers have suggested that men
STS-74 (2,057 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with the crew being trained in the operation of the space shuttle, the mating and docking procedures that would be required as Atlantis approached Mir
Phascogale (323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mating generally happens between May and July. All males die soon after mating. Females give birth to about 6 young ones about 30 days after mating.
Anthocharis cardamines (1,799 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
but the females selectively oviposit on young inflorescence of crucifers. Mating is usually controlled by females as virgin females found in flight are always
Jungle cat (4,747 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
individuals are also known. It is solitary in nature, except during the mating season and mother-kitten families. Adults maintain territories by urine
Parental care (6,810 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
monogamous mating systems. The rise of paternal care in primates may be explained by the Mating Effort and Maternal Relief hypotheses. The Mating Effort hypothesis
ISO 2852 (330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
squeezed between the flanges. This ring has a raised groove on both sides mating with the indentations of the two pipes on either side. an enclosing clamp
Indianmeal moth (3,770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mate with. In the Indian-meal moth, mating occurs a few days after the adult moth emerges from the silk cocoon. Mating rituals are largely limited to pheromones
Luna moth (2,759 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tree species preferred by the larvae. Egg laying starts the evening after mating is completed and goes on for several days. Eggs hatch in about a week. Each
Savitri Upanishad (957 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
matter, they always manifest together, interdependent and their mithuna (mating) is the regenerative source. The wind – he is the creative energy, waters
Papilio demodocus (1,158 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
oviposition sights helped to support the idea of mating system based on polygyny. The females are prevented from mating with other males when the male emits a sphragis
Electrical connector (4,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
61076-2-101, is a circular electrical plug/receptacle pair with 12mm OD mating threads, used in NMEA 2000, DeviceNet, IO-Link, some kinds of Industrial
Sex bolt (561 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they have teeth on the flanged surface to keep them fixed. A sex bolt is a mating fastener combining a fastener (nut) with a fastener (screw). The sex bolt
Chain catshark (1,350 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
centimeters (1.21–1.64 ft). Observed mating between the species suggests biting plays an element and that mating occurs repeatedly. Behavioral observations
King walk (409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
refers to occasions where the king travels up the board, often involved in a mating attack against the opposing king. This is a highly unusual occurrence since
Pieris brassicae (2,862 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sprouts. These butterflies can be polyandrous, but it is not the predominant mating system. This means that, though some female butterflies can have more than
Sea otter (11,505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pair-bonding occurs for a few days between a female in estrus and her mate. Mating takes place in the water and can be rough, the male biting the female on
Utetheisa ornatrix (3,748 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compensate for any alkaloid deficiency. The bella moth also demonstrates complex mating strategies and is thus an excellent model to study sexual selection. Females
Guianan cock-of-the-rock (3,217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rump. The male then turns around and the mating takes place almost immediately. During the height of the mating season, males engage in competitive displays
Philopatry (3,766 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Some of the known reasons for organisms to be philopatric would be for mating (reproduction), survival, migration, parental care, resources, etc.. In
Lonesome George (1,656 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
extinct, as George was in captivity. Over the decades, all attempts at mating Lonesome George had been unsuccessful. This prompted researchers at the
Sympatric speciation (4,006 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that evolve through assortative mating into separate races and then species. Assortative mating most easily occurs if mating is linked to niche preference
Cactus cat (367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cats were social animals, often mating for life. They were said to live about 20 to 30 years. Before and during mating season, the male felines would break
Saccharomycotina (1,578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pheromones organize the mating. The pheromones do not affect the same mating type or diploids, but bind to receptors of different mating type. Interaction between
Vocal sac (491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
frogs. The purpose of the vocal sac is usually as an amplification of their mating or advertisement call. The presence or development of the vocal sac is one
Balkan lynx (2,192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have been thought to be due to illegal poaching. The Balkan lynx starts mating around January to February, and gives birth in April. While the Balkan lynx
Gasket (2,184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mating surfaces, generally to prevent leakage from or into the joined objects while under compression. Gaskets allow for "less-than-perfect" mating surfaces
Diamondback moth (3,983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the single mating and creates a spermatophore. In addition, a female can deter disadvantageous multiple mating by forming a mating plug. Larvae damage
Antechinus (3,816 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
synchronously monoestrous with mating occurring over a short 3 week period. The males experience mass mortality after mating, with male survival only observed
Wholphin (420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A wholphin is an extremely rare cetacean hybrid born from a mating of a female common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) with a male false killer
Redback spider (10,944 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one of few arachnids that usually display sexual cannibalism while mating. After mating sperm is stored in the spermathecae, organs of the female reproductive
Golden-headed lion tamarin (2,077 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
usually offspring from previous generations. There is not much known on its mating system, but according to different sources, and information on the possible
Dusky-footed woodrat (935 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in trees. Although these animals are religiously solitary, except in the mating season (when they are most vulnerable to predation), dens are frequently
Hammer-headed bat (3,386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
day. It has two mating seasons each year during the dry seasons. It is believed to be the only bat species with a classical lek mating system, wherein
Heliconius (2,751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Assortive mating reproductively isolates H. heurippa from its parental species. Melo did a study on the hybrid H. heurippa to determine its mating habits
Lesser horseshoe bat (1,149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of age. Animals have been seen to chase each other as a preliminary to mating, which is done with the male hanging himself behind and over the female
Small heath (butterfly) (4,018 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
obtaining a female mate. To establish dominance, they partake in lekking, a mating display in which males aggregate in a competitive display to attract passing
Rock ptarmigan (1,455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that mating success overall is correlated to comb condition. Exceptions were first-time breeders, in which the size of the comb influenced mating success
Reproduction (2,927 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
species that are capable of reproducing asexually, like hydra, yeast (See Mating of yeasts) and jellyfish, may also reproduce sexually. For instance, most
Echidna (2,884 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
suppressed. The female lays a single soft-shelled, leathery egg 22 days after mating, and deposits it directly into her pouch. An egg weighs 1.5 to 2 grams (0
Hawk (1,848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nest before the mating season and improve it together during the nesting season. The two birds usually make their nest prior to mating. Some species of
Cabbage looper (6,428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
antennae, and mating occurs if both agree. Mating on average occurs at 2am, but has been observed occurring between 12 and 4am. Mating generally occurs
Dragon (Dragonriders of Pern) (4,848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a green mating flight is much shorter than a gold one. When a female comes into estrus, interested males compete to catch her in a mating flight. Usually
Pirate spider (418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
feed on insects as well. The spider-feeding habit presents problems in mating, and little is known about how the males court females to avoid being eaten
Frog hearing and communication (1,731 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
their courtship and mating rituals. The callers, usually males, make stereotyped sounds in order to advertise their location, their mating readiness and their
Mountain goat (1,863 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
through early December, at which time males and females participate in a mating ritual. Mature billies stare at nannies for long periods, dig rutting pits
South American tapir (879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The South American tapir (Tapirus terrestris), also commonly called the Brazilian tapir (from the Tupi tapi'ira), the Amazonian tapir, the maned tapir
Penile spines (998 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
points per spine (strepsirrhines). Penile spine morphology may be related to mating system. Felines, especially domestic cats, are well known for having penile
Sciaridae (758 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Play media The Sciaridae are a family of flies, commonly known as dark-winged fungus gnats. Commonly found in moist environments, they are known to be
Degrassi: The Next Generation (season 1) (2,198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and gets into an argument with Sean and his brother about it. 6 6 "The Mating Game" 25 November 2001 (2001-11-25) 106 Jimmy and Ashley's eight-month anniversary
Nymphalis antiopa (3,006 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dorsal side Male, ventral side Mourning cloak butterflies display polygynous mating behavior, where an individual male will mate with multiple females throughout
Homophily (1,629 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
biology, where it is known as assortative mating. Homophily between mated pairs is common within natural animal mating populations. Homophily has a variety
Hirtodrosophila mycetophaga (3,098 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
preferentially those with a lighter-colored surface in order to enhance mating displays. In addition to these physical displays, flies emit specific sounds
Vespula squamosa (2,174 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
over 100 reproductive queens. Southern yellowjackets have a polygynous mating system: a colony has more than one queen. In other Vespula species, polygyny
Red fox (11,282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is the largest of the true foxes and one of the most widely distributed members of the order Carnivora, being present across
Paraneoptera (591 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
known as book lice, eat paper products. Many species live gregariously. Mating behavior can be elaborate. Phthiraptera, the lice, includes 5,000 described
Arctic ground squirrel (1,513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
active during the day time. During the mating season, males engage in male-male aggressive encounters for the mating rights. Communication between squirrels
Sexual attraction (3,890 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
psychology during menstrual periods would help them make critical decisions in mating selection. For example, it has been suggested that women's sexual preferences
Orb-weaver spider (3,979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
male constructs a mating thread inside or outside the web to attract the female via vibratory courtship, and if successful, mating occurs on the thread
The Prestige Recordings (1,222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
– 9/7/56) Mating Call (Tadd Dameron – Mating Call – 11/30/56) Soultrane (Tadd Dameron – Mating Call – 11/30/56) Gnid (Tadd Dameron – Mating Call – 11/30/56)
Beetle (16,230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
before mating; each species has a unique combination of flight patterns, duration, composition, and intensity of the light produced. Before mating, males
Fertilisation (4,976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
about 42% of flowering plants exhibit a mixed mating system in nature. In the most common kind of mixed mating system, individual plants produce a single
Homothallism (881 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
heterothallic cells have mating types a and α. An experienced mother cell (one that has divided at least once) will switch mating type every cell division
Reproductive success (3,354 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
eggs and even mating. More specifically, using geometrical framework analysis, mated females fed off of a more protein rich diet after mating. Unmated and
Fork (chess) (746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
lower value. Besides attacking pieces, a target of a fork can be a direct mating threat (for example, attacking an unprotected knight while simultaneously
Pershing II (3,886 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and mate warhead section and radar section. Work platform: Work area for mating reentry vehicle sections. Ground Integrated Electronics Unit (GIEU): Consists
Greek tortoise (1,299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
flange outward. In T. graeca, immediately after waking from hibernation, the mating instinct starts up. The males follow the females with great interest, encircling
Western moose (519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
timber wolves, bears, and coyotes. Male Western moose are aggressive during mating season (autumn and winter) and may injure or kill with provocation. The
Mehely's horseshoe bat (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for the indirect benefits of having healthier and fitter offspring. The mating system is therefore comparable to a lek, making female mate choice a selection
Tap and die (3,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
form the female portion of the mating pair (e.g. a nut). A die is used to cut or form the male portion of the mating pair (e.g. a bolt). The process
Paternal care (6,507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It is a complex social behaviour in vertebrates associated with animal mating systems, life history traits, and ecology. Paternal care may be provided
Trogidae (1,150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Trogidae, sometimes called hide beetles, is a family of beetles with a distinctive warty or bumpy appearance. Found worldwide, the family includes about
Centrocercus (1,469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
com, 27 September 2016, accessed 29 September 2016 "Sage-Grouse Unique Mating Display Explained". nationalgeographic.com. Archived from the original on
Laboratory experiments of speciation (3,547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
multiple names: authors list (link) Crossley, Stella A. (1974), "Changes in Mating Behavior Produced by Selection for Ethological Isolation Between Ebony and
Exoporia (209 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ovipore by which the sperm is transferred to the egg rather than having the mating and egg-laying parts of the abdomen with a common opening (cloaca) as in
Dryas iulia (2,801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
including Passiflora affinis and yellow passionflower (P. lutea) in Texas. Its mating behavior is complex and involves a prolonged courtship whose outcome appears
Anastrepha ludens (2,754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fruit. A. ludens males follow a lek mating strategy in which they provide no parental care for offspring. Males mating strategy involves claiming a territory
Ruffed lemur (7,531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may posture herself for mounting. Mating pairs often copulate many times during the course of a mating bout. The mating season lasts from May through July
Aspergillus (2,657 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
heterothallic, fully functional sexual cycle. Isolates of complementary mating types are required for sex to occur. A. flavus is the major producer of
Challenge hypothesis (3,094 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
outlines the dynamic relationship between testosterone and aggression in mating contexts. It proposes that testosterone promotes aggression when it would
Pygmy mouse lemur (391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Coquerel's giant mouse lemur (Mirza coquereli).[citation needed] During the mating season, sleeping sites of males are distributed over a much broader area
Schistocephalus solidus (1,779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
because of the hermaphroditic nature of this cestode. When it comes to mating, S. solidus has three options: (1) self-fertilization (2) breeding with
Hectocotylus (448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Aristotle's biological works. Although Aristotle knew of its use in mating, he was doubtful that a tentacle could deliver sperm. The name hectocotylus
Penis (9,528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the sigmoid flexure of the penis straightens out during erection. When mating, the tip of a male pronghorn's penis is often the first part to touch the
Hangingfly (560 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wings and lack of halteres. They are distinguished in the fact that during mating the male captures a prey insect and offers it to the female as a nuptial
Smut (fungus) (642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
nearby. Before infection can occur, the smuts need to undergo a successful mating to form dikaryotic hyphae (two haploid cells fuse to form a dikaryon). Sugarcane
Barbary macaque (4,199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
selectivity on the part of the females, who may prefer highly parental males. The mating season runs from November through March. The gestation period is 147 to
Slime mold (2,588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
feed on bacteria. These amoebae can mate if they encounter the correct mating type and form zygotes that then grow into plasmodia. These contain many
Colombian woolly monkey (226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
there are no apparent female choice in favor of larger males. In fact, mating amongst Colombian woolly monkeys is promiscuous in that all adult and subadult
Zoraptera (1,953 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of mating systems in the Zoraptera: mating variations and sexual conflicts". In Choe, Jae C.; Crespi, Bernard J. (eds.). The Evolution of Mating Systems
Dog breeding (2,257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dog breeding is the practice of mating selected dogs with the intention of maintaining or producing specific qualities and characteristics. When dogs reproduce
Sheep farming (1,967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(female adult) is showing signs of heat or estrus, they can organise for mating with males. Newborn lambs are typically subjected to lamb marking, which
Penicillium chrysogenum (1,381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 chrysogenum was discovered in 2013 by mating cultures in the dark on oatmeal agar supplemented with biotin, after the mating types (MAT1-1 or MAT1-2) of the
Galapagos hawk (1,405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
due to the close proximity of the equator, there is no regular mating season. Mating takes place a few times a day on a nearby perch or in flight. It
Hortaea werneckii (969 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during their evolution. A homothallic mating locus was found in all sequenced genomes, although one of the mating genes may have been inactivated in some
Archaic humans (1,112 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
History Museum in London has suggested that these people could be a result of mating between Denisovans and modern humans. Other scientists remain skeptical
Callinectes sapidus (4,124 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
triangular to a semicircular shape. Mating in blue crab is a complex process that requires precise timing of mating at the time of the female's terminal
Crustacean (3,705 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Crustaceans (Crustacea /krʌˈsteɪʃə/) form a large, diverse arthropod taxon which includes such animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimps, prawns, krill
Northern elephant seal (3,425 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
roaring noises, especially during the mating competition. Sexual dimorphism in size is great. Correspondingly, the mating system is highly polygynous; a successful
Golden-bellied capuchin (1,270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
make noises. They perform a dance just before mating by jumping and spinning in the air. Just after mating, they will continue the dance for several seconds
Power take-off (2,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
splined drive shaft installed on a tractor or truck allowing implements with mating fittings to be powered directly by the engine. Semi-permanently mounted
Galapagos hawk (1,405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
due to the close proximity of the equator, there is no regular mating season. Mating takes place a few times a day on a nearby perch or in flight. It
Sexual coercion among animals (4,508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
making females a limited resource. This leads males to evolve aggressive mating behaviors which can help them acquire mates. Sexual coercion has been observed
Cendrawasih (dance) (814 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Balinese dance which is performed by two female dancers and illustrates the mating rituals of the bird of paradise (burung cendrawasih in Indonesian). A dance
Mediterranean flour moth (1,805 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
male courtship behaviors peak just prior to peak mating—these behaviors are useful in successful mating. The Mediterranean flour moth is a protogynous species
Dictyostelid (1,245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
two strains of opposite mating type. This contrasts with homothallic strains that appear to express both mating types. Mating is initiated by gametogenesis
Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador (205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"rolling" which happens in late spring, early summer. "Rolling" refers to the mating of the caplin when they beach themselves and can be picked up by hand. It
Neurospora (1,240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
restore haploid individuals of either mating type. The life cycle phase is thus predominantly haploid, however, upon mating, the nuclei do not immediately fuse:
Requiem shark (1,022 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the ocean in order to let the males know they are ready to mate. typical mating time for these sharks are around spring to autumn. Requiem sharks are involved
Spodoptera litura (2,994 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
well with the migration patterns associated with mating. Males usually go out to find females during mating season, so the lipid deposits are thought to be
Hermetia illucens (3,607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
successfully used to stimulate mating of adults. In tropical conditions, morning direct sunlight is optimal for emergence, mating, and egglaying, with indirect
Helicoverpa zea (4,111 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
allows them to undertake migratory movement in upper wind systems. During mating, males engage in high-speed directed flight in search of pheromone plumes
Long-legged myotis (837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mountainous areas during the summer. They use caves and mines for hibernation. Mating takes place in late summer to early fall. Females will delay fertilization
Black-headed spider monkey (568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
climbing and brachiation. When mating, females may consort with a male for up to three days, or else mate with several males. Mating occurs with the male and
Cuban solenodon (613 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
multiple females. The males and females are not found together unless they are mating. The pair will meet up, mate, then separate. The males do not participate
Sportive lemur (1,008 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The sportive lemurs are the medium-sized primates that make up the family Lepilemuridae. The family consists of only one extant genus, Lepilemur. They
Creek whaler (1,313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
unborn young being sustained through a placental connection. The defined mating season lasts from May to July. Females give birth to one to seven pups annually
Vespula germanica (2,505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
addition, mating events are independent of each other, which discredits the hypothesis that queens terminate mating behavior after mating with a male
Thynnidae (570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
however, are often much larger than the females and have wings, the adults mating in the air, with the female carried by the male's genitalia. Adults feed
Gold swift (873 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dawn. Some authorities believe that this mating system constitutes a lek (or lek mating), analogous to the mating of black grouse, in which females prefer
Alternative mating strategy (4,089 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alternative mating strategy is a strategy used by male or female animals, often with distinct phenotypes, that differs from the prevailing mating strategy
Damselfly (5,386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they reproduce using indirect insemination and delayed fertilisation. A mating pair form a shape known as a "heart" or "wheel", the male clasping the female
Online dating service (9,168 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
services offer goldmines of information for social scientists studying human mating behavior. Data from the Chinese online dating giant Zhenai.com reveals that
Goitered gazelle (610 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
refers to the male having an enlargement of the neck and throat during the mating season. It reaches 1.26 meters in length and 43 kg in weight. The goitered
Tympanal organ (558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(true armyworm) stops mating behaviors, such as female calling and male wing flapping. As well, hearing is important for mating behaviors in this species
Brinkmate (1,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to actually create the checkmate sequence and instead initiate their own mating sequence (with constant checks) before their opponent's move. (Thus, a good
Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life: The Country Stories of Roald Dahl (153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cow to be mated with a prime bull. Mr Rummins is an expert at helping the mating process, in which he can guarantee the gender of the offspring. My Uncle
Western capercaillie (3,841 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and the Palearctic, this ground-living forest bird is renowned for its mating display. The species shows extreme sexual dimorphism, with the male twice
Wild turkey (6,042 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
late afternoon are the desired times for eating. Males are polygamous, mating with as many hens as they can. Male wild turkeys display for females by
Grizzled skipper (3,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are used to communicate with ants, and chemical secretions play a role in mating. Exhibiting territorial behaviour, males apply perching and patrolling strategies
STS-88 (2,503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Unity node, to the station. The seven-day mission was highlighted by the mating of the U.S.-built Unity node to the Functional Cargo Block (Zarya module)
Declawing of crabs (1,484 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fared better in mating than manually declawed crabs, which were much less likely to successfully attract females. Effects on mating appear to vary by
Small blue (1,063 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
males by waiting in the grasses out of sight when a male is nearby. After mating, the female will search for a suitable place to lay a single egg, such as
Natterjack toad (944 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of many other toad species. Natterjacks have a very loud and distinctive mating call amplified by the single vocal sac found under the chin of the male
Lovebug (1,462 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also known as the honeymoon fly or double-headed bug. During and after mating, matured pairs remain together, even in flight, for up to several days.
Mating pool (314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A mating pool is a concept used in evolutionary computation. More specifically, it is one of the four steps in genetic algorithm operations that places
Business partner (785 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
However, businesses can not choose business partners, called business mating, in any way they want. In many instances, the potential partner might not
Wolverine (4,993 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they will visit occasionally, while other males are left without a mate. Mating season is in the summer, but the actual implantation of the embryo (blastocyst)
Western grebe (2,157 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The clutch size decreases as the mating season progresses, meaning if the mating is done at the last of days in mating season, the amount of offsprings
Dhampir (1,045 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between male vampires and female humans, with stories of female vampires mating with male humans being rare. The word dhampir (definite form dhampiri) possibly
Battus philenor (2,043 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
females. Males may also use sodium taken up from mud as a nuptial gift during mating. Females identify host plants on which to lay their eggs by leaf shape,
Red-collared widowbird (2,287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
territory at the beginning of the breeding season to ensure successful mating. Males aggressively defend their territories from intruders. There is no
Gonepteryx rhamni (3,508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
different stages of its life cycle. The butterfly inhabits wetlands during mating and breeding season, as they provide ideal areas for oviposition due to
Great tinamou (866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
usually rudimentary scrapings in the buttress roots of trees. Except during mating, when a pair stay together until the eggs are laid, great tinamous are solitary
Common warthog (1,802 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Although capable of fighting (males aggressively fight each other during mating season), the common warthog's primary defense is to flee by means of fast
Female sperm storage (3,085 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of sexual selection in which sperm cells transferred to a female during mating are temporarily retained within a specific part of the reproductive tract
Danaus chrysippus (3,449 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pyrrolizidine alkaloids in their diet are considerably less successful in mating; mating appears to occur preferentially between butterflies of the same subspecies
US Orbital Segment (3,617 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nodes there are additional ports on the modules, most of these are used for mating modules together, while unused CBM ports can berth one of the re-supply
Pseudocopulation (468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Pseudocopulation" is also used to describe close physical contact between mating animals whose eggs are externally fertilized. Frogs provide one such case
Wahlberg's epauletted fruit bat (1,381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
care, social interaction typically only occurs while roosting. During the mating season, males leave the roost tree, fly to another tree, and make frog-like
Bateman's principle (3,470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fertilize all of a female's eggs; she will not produce more offspring by mating with more than one male. A male is capable of fathering more offspring if
Common warthog (1,802 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Although capable of fighting (males aggressively fight each other during mating season), the common warthog's primary defense is to flee by means of fast
Crested auklet (2,601 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
within a year. Because mating occurs at sea and males have no copulatory organ, males must hover over females for a successful mating. Mate choice is mutual
Forest tent caterpillar moth (2,749 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
At low population densities, moths are found mating high above the ground, in the forest canopy. Mating starts late in the day and copulations are short
Junglefowl (840 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
males do not form pair bonds; instead, the species has a polygynandrous mating system in which each female will usually mate with several males. Aggressive
Galleria mellonella (2,909 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
generate ultrasonic sound pulses, which, along with pheromones, are used in mating. The larvae of G. mellonella are also often used as a model organism in
Whitetip reef shark (3,582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
side, and two functional uteruses. The reproductive cycle is biennial. Mating is initiated when up to five males follow closely behind a female and bite
US Orbital Segment (3,617 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nodes there are additional ports on the modules, most of these are used for mating modules together, while unused CBM ports can berth one of the re-supply
The Mating of Marcus (82 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mating of Marcus is a 1924 British silent romance film directed by W.P. Kellino and starring David Hawthorne, George Bellamy and Moore Marriott. It
Chestnut (horse color) (1,978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
assuming they carry no recessive modifiers like champagne or mushroom, the mating between two chestnuts will produce chestnut offspring every time. This can
Cannibalism (4,769 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in future generations. The elimination of competition can also increase mating opportunities, allowing further spread of an individual's genes. Animals
Ocelot (6,191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
around two years of age; they can breed throughout the year, though the peak mating season varies geographically. After a gestation period of two to three months
Zygomycota (3,397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
but found in the substratum. They have two different mating types (+) and (-). The opposite mating types grow towards each other due to volatile pheromones
Herd (2,277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A herd is a social group of certain animals of the same species, either wild or domestic. The form of collective animal behavior associated with this is
Arctic tern (3,236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
through the air. It nests once every one to three years (depending on its mating cycle); once it has finished nesting it takes to the sky for another long
Body odour and sexual attraction (5,968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reproduction are called attractants; their function is to bring about successful mating. The MHC (major histocompatibility complex) is a group of genes essential
Great reed warbler (2,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
should gain evolutionary advantage in either short-term or long-term in this mating system, yet the study did not support this. The data showed that secondary
Yangcheng Lake (155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mitten crabs migrate from Yangcheng Lake towards the Yangtze delta for mating in September and October. The local fishermen harvest the animals during
Mexican free-tailed bat (3,332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
roosts depends on the environment, with caves having the larger roosts. Mating can occur in an aggressive or passive form. In the aggressive form, the
Thermoforming (1,462 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
temperature. The heated sheet then indexes into a form station where a mating mold and pressure-box close on the sheet, with vacuum then applied to remove
Arctic shrew (921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cattail, willow, and red-osier shrubs. There is little information about the mating habits of the Arctic shrew, however males of most shrew species mate with
Burrowing parrot (527 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
community known as the Monte Desert. The burrowing parrot has a monogamous mating system with very strong biparental care. Genetic testing has recently shown
Janice Dickinson (3,248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Everything About Me is Fake… And I'm Perfect (2004), and Check Please! Dating, Mating, and Extricating (2006). Dickinson was born in Brooklyn, New York, the second
Thelma Ritter (879 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
followed for her work in Mitchell Leisen's' ensemble screwball comedy The Mating Season (1951) starring Gene Tierney and John Lund. She enjoyed steady film
Norman Rush (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the 1992 Irish Times/Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize for his novel Mating. Rush was born in San Francisco and raised in Oakland, the son of Roger
Dates (TV series) (1,047 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
first aired on Channel 4 on 10 June 2013, at 22:00 (BST), as part of its "Mating Season" programming, illustrating a series of first dates between online
Inbreeding depression (1,927 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
depression seems to be present in most groups of organisms, but varies across mating systems. Hermaphroditic species often exhibit lower degrees of inbreeding
RCA connector (1,514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consoles. It was originally a low-cost, simple design, intended only for mating and disconnection when servicing the console. Refinement came with later
Red flour beetle (2,394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
considerable distances by flight. Female red flour beetles are polyandrous in mating behavior. Within a single copulation period, a single female will mate with
Attacus atlas (1,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Attacus atlas, the atlas moth, is a large saturniid moth endemic to the forests of Asia. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th
Aphomia sociella (1,541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
damage commercial bee hives. Bee moths are also studied for their unique mating ritual which includes a release of pheromones from both the male and the
Dryocampa rubicunda (1,775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
antennae than females, which allow them to sense female pheromones for mating. As the common name of the species implies, the preferred host trees are
Agrotis ipsilon (2,247 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ceases in the fall. Females release sex pheromones to attract males for mating. Pheromone production and release in females and pheromone responsiveness
Alaskan hare (716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the United States. They are solitary for most of the year except during mating season, when they produce a single litter of up to eight young. Predators
Malagasy civet (963 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vertebrates, insects, aquatic animals, and eggs stolen from birds' nests. The mating season of the Malagasy civet is August to September and the gestation period
Vampire Can Mating Oven (153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vampire Can Mating Oven is an EP by the alternative rock band Camper Van Beethoven, released in 1987. The EP includes satirical liner notes relating false
Sirtuin (2,077 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
depalmitoylase activity. The name Sir2 comes from the yeast gene 'silent mating-type information regulation 2', the gene responsible for cellular regulation
Javan pond heron (167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
colour is orange, slaty and white during mating season, and brown and flecked with white out of the mating season. The non-breeding plumage is similar
Alpine accentor (916 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
low in a bush or rock crevice, laying 3-5 unspotted sky-blue eggs. The mating system is of particular interest. Home ranges are occupied by breeding groups
Aplysiidae (1,079 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
therefore physically impossible for mating partners to act as both male and female at the same time. They have unusual mating habits: they can mate in pairs
Marine iguana (8,424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a short period, but smaller males have other breeding strategies. After mating, the female digs a nest hole in the soil where she lays her eggs, leaving
Wrasse (2,118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
haremic mating system. A good example of this reproductive behavior is seen in the California sheep head. Hermaphroditism allows for complex mating systems
Lesser wax moth (2,565 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aided by humans who involuntarily introduced them to many countries. The mating systems of the lesser wax moth are well researched because they involve
Common tsessebe (1,359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rate of one calf per year per mating couple. Calves reach sexual maturity in two to three and half years. After mating, the gestation period of a tsessebe
Ecological selection (1,602 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
processes that operate on a species' inherited traits without reference to mating or secondary sex characteristics.[citation needed] The variant names describe
Mole cricket (4,927 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tone, modulated into chirps. It is used to attract females, either for mating, or for indicating favourable habitats for them to lay their eggs. In Zambia
Gerbil (2,402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A gerbil is a small mammal of the subfamily Gerbillinae in the order Rodentia. Once known as desert rats, the gerbil subfamily includes about 110 species
Brown mouse lemur (687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reached after one year of age.” The brown mouse lemur also has an established mating ritual. A male will use “soft squeak calls and tail-lashing” to signal the
Holometabolism (2,389 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
feeding, growth, and development, while adult traits enable dispersal, mating, and egg laying. Some species of holometabolous insects protect and feed
Nomada (1,703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
its own offspring. Observations of Nomada mating are relatively rare, however there are reports of mating behavior as described below. In five species
Tiamat (2,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
TUM, Greek: Θαλάττη Thaláttē) is a primordial goddess of the salt sea, mating with Abzû, the god of fresh water, to produce younger gods. She is the symbol
Blanket octopus (519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have a large arm in a spherical pouch modified for mating, known as a hectocotylus. During mating, this arm is detached, and kept by the female in her
Leptidea sinapis (2,365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are reproductively isolated from the wood white due to female conspecific mating choice. The wood white is found in Europe and eastwards across the Caucasus
Doggy style (1,051 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is presumably a reference to the initial position assumed by dogs when mating. It is described in the Kama Sutra as the cow position or the congress of
Sid James (2,751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as "a natural at being natural". On 26 April 1976, while touring in The Mating Season, James suffered a heart attack while performing on stage at the Sunderland
SMA connector (1,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(PTFE) dielectric that contacts along the mating plane. Variability in the construction and the mating of the connectors limits the repeatability of
Disruptive selection (2,696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Once the polymorphisms are maintained in the population, if assortative mating is taking place, then this is one way that disruptive selection can lead
The House That Stood Still (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vogt, first published in 1950. It was also published under the titles The Mating Cry (1960, revised edition) and The Undercover Aliens (1976). Through various
Glass frog (1,812 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are arboreal, meaning they mainly live in trees, and only come out for mating season. The first described species of Centrolenidae was the "giant" Centrolene
Hornet moth (1,444 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
several minutes at a time. The effectiveness of this calling is crucial for mating as the moths have only a short lifespan in which to mate and reproduce.
Pallas's pika (927 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of allogenic ecosystem engineering. Pallas's pikas are only monogamous. Mating is between male and females. Their litter size contains an average of 5
Loggerhead sea turtle (8,435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
loggerheads is mating-induced. Through the act of mating, the female ovulates eggs which are fertilized by the male. This is unique, as mating-induced ovulation
Corethrellidae (502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a subfamily of Culicidae. Adult female Corethrella are attracted to the mating calls of male frogs, their chosen host taxa. As obligate external parasites
Nuchal organ (237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
involved in light detection, and may have a role in food detection and mating. Hessling, R.; Purschke, Günter (23 October 2000). "Immunohistochemical
Human penis (8,227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Reproduction. It is a remnant of baculum evolved likely due to change in mating practice. The human penis cannot be withdrawn into the groin, and it is
Common ostrich (12,452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
run away. If cornered, it can attack with a kick of its powerful legs. Mating patterns differ by geographical region, but territorial males fight for
Cricket frog (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
communicate and attract each other using a specific frequency of their mating call, but it can only be heard by members of the same population. Cricket
Foothill yellow-legged frog (2,238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
grasshoppers, hornets, beetles, flies, water striders, and snails. The mating "ceremonies" begin in spring, when adult frogs congregate on sandy and/or
Julius (chimpanzee) (188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
unsuccessful, and Julius had to be isolated. After various attempts at mating, he had the sons Julius Jr. in 2003 and Linus in 2005 by two different females
Plug (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hair plug, hair that has undergone hair transplantation Mating plug, secretion used in the mating of some animal species Plug, a step in the manufacturing
European corn borer (3,016 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
most active before dawn. The adults spend most of their time feeding and mating. Males and females of different strains have been found to produce differing
Blue-ringed octopus (1,915 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the muscles required for movement, which effectively kills the prey. The mating ritual for the blue-ringed octopus begins when a male approaches a female
Mauritian tomb bat (2,620 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
patches. During the mating season, they become deeply pigmented and extend out, becoming more prominent before and just after mating. The Mauritian tomb
Harem (zoology) (1,602 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
stalk-eyed fly forms temporary harems even though mating frequency is high and the behavior of multiple mating partners is common. Hogfish Several species of
Jeeves (11,970 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Gussie Fink-Nottle when Gussie masquerades as Bertie Wooster in The Mating Season. Jeeves acts as a bookmaker's clerk in Ring for Jeeves, disguising
Lek (148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lek or LEK may refer to: Lek mating, mating in a lek, a type of animal territory in which males of a species gather Albanian lek, the currency of Albania
Functional Cargo Block (525 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
flights in the Salyut space station program. The TKS spacecraft was formed by mating a FGB with a VA spacecraft, with both the VA and the FGB being capable of
Tubifex tubifex (261 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reproductive organs, commonly used in species identification, are resorbed after mating, and because the external characteristics of the worm vary with changes
Sulawesi flying fox (1,001 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sexual reproducers. They have a relatively slow rate of reproduction; their mating season lies between the autumn (south of the equator) months of March and
Photoreceptor protein (557 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
other photoperiodisms including control of flowering times in plants and mating seasons in animals. Photoreceptor proteins typically consist of a protein
Boloria eunomia (877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
silver gray with white dots. Proclossiana eunomia exhibits a polygynous mating system which is quite common in butterflies with short breeding periods
Eastern harvest mouse (745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The eastern harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys humulis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in the United States. Its natural
Gulf fritillary (2,140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of pheromones by the male gulf fritillaries plays a critical role in the mating and courtship process. Studies have shown that the males possess specific
Breather switch (173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
viaducts where the infrastructure and track may expand at different rates. The mating sections are tapered diagonally (unlike a butt joint between two lengths
Hand scraper (855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may be required where a surface needs to be trued, corrected for fit to a mating part, needs to retain oil (usually on a freshly ground surface), or to give
Gecko (4,112 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
social interactions, tokay geckos (Gekko gecko) are known for their loud mating calls, and some other species are capable of making hissing noises when
Gonopod (610 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
males, they facilitate the transfer of sperm from male to female during mating, and thus are a type of intromittent organ. In crustaceans and millipedes
Brevicipitidae (568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
smaller than their female counterparts, amplexus is not possible; however mating pairs glue themselves together using excretions from hologrine glands on
Sand lizard (934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
markings than females, and their flanks turn bright green during the spring mating season, fading again in the late summer. Male adults may reach a total body
Gracile capuchin monkey (1,994 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alpha male of the Wedge-capped capuchin (C. capucinus) tends to monopolize mating, therefore engaging in more male-male competition, while in the White-faced
Ephemera simulans (424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wings upright after mating, which fish tend to eat while ignoring the mayflies that have outstretched wings. Both hatching and mating occur at night. It
Common spotted cuscus (1,183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The common spotted cuscus (Spilocuscus maculatus), also known as the white cuscus, is a cuscus, a marsupial that lives in the Cape York region of Australia