Beatrix Potter

Animal signalling: mice sing duets to woo one another

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Move over Michael Bublé, there’s a new crooner in town… In 1871, Darwin noted sexual selection gave rise to the production of signals that included song, colouration or dances as a means of attracting mates; these were predominantly produced by males to attract females.  Such behaviour patterns often provide information about the health or condition of […]

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