Courting Females

proboscis monkeys
Prominent proboscis: The long noses of male proboscis monkeys are used to woo females. (Image: fathom)

In the animal kingdom, it’s the ladies who get to pick their partners. So if males want to mate, they have to woo females and outshine their rivals. UZH biologist Stefan Lüpold examines what gives male animals the edge when it comes to sexual selection.

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