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2017, First edition., ISBN 9780385537216, 428 pages
A "reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences--what Darwin termed 'the taste for the beautiful'--create the extraordinary... 
Courtship in animals | Human evolution | Sexual selection | Sexual selection in animals
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2018, First Anchor Books edition., ISBN 0345804570, 428 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
What can explain the incredible diversity of beauty in nature? Richard O. Prum, an award-winning ornithologist, discusses Charles Darwin's second and... 
Courtship in animals | Human evolution | Sexual selection | Sexual selection in animals
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JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, ISSN 0022-0949, 09/2019, Volume 222, Issue 18, p. jeb208140
We examined extremely low-reflectance, velvety black plumage patches in 32 bird species from 15 families and five orders and compared them with 22 closely... 
AUSTRALIA | MARATUS | Sexual selection | PHYLOGENIES | SPIDERS | SIZE | Sensory bias | Anti-reflection | Structural absorption | BIOLOGY | Color correction | SCATTERING | Reflectance | CHEMICAL-PROPERTIES
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Philosophical Transactions: Biological Sciences, ISSN 0962-8436, 8/2012, Volume 367, Issue 1600, pp. 2253 - 2265
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Journal of Evolutionary Biology, ISSN 1010-061X, 06/2019, Volume 32, Issue 6, pp. 545 - 558
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The American Naturalist, ISSN 0003-0147, 06/2016, Volume 187, Issue 6, p. 753
  Interspecific social dominance mimicry (ISDM) is a form of social parasitism in which a subordinate species evolves to mimic and deceive a dominant... 
Genotype & phenotype | Toxicity | Animal behavior | Evolution | Birds | Parasites
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EVOLUTION & DEVELOPMENT, ISSN 1520-541X, 05/2015, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp. 185 - 194
Feathers are an evolutionary novelty found in all extant birds. Despite recent progress investigating feather development and a revolution in dinosaur... 
EVOLUTIONARY ORIGIN | EMBRYONIC-DEVELOPMENT | DIVERSIFICATION | HAIR FOLLICLE | CHINA | DINOSAURS | DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY | BETA-CATENIN | MORPHOGENESIS | EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY | EPIDERMIS | GENETICS & HEREDITY | EXPRESSION | Birds | Skin | Alligators | Paleontology | Animal feathers
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Journal of Experimental Biology, ISSN 0022-0949, 04/2016, Volume 219, Issue 7, pp. 1069 - 1075
Broadbills in the genus Smithornis produce a loud brreeeeet during a distinctive flight display. It has been posited that this klaxon-like sound is generated... 
Non-vocal communication | Wind tunnel | Sonation | Locomotion-induced sound | Display | MECHANISM | SOUNDS | SIGNALS | EVOLUTION | FLIGHT | PIPRIDAE | TAIL | BIOLOGY | DYNAMICS | SELECTION | HUMMINGBIRDS | Feathers | Flight, Animal - physiology | Wind | Animals | Passeriformes - physiology | Vibration | Video Recording - methods | Male | Animal Communication | Wings, Animal - physiology | Animal sounds | Analysis
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Proceedings: Biological Sciences, ISSN 0962-8452, 3/2015, Volume 282, Issue 1803, pp. 1 - 9
The geometry of feather barbs (barb length and barb angle) determines feather vane asymmetry and vane rigidity, which are both critical to a feather's... 
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The Auk, ISSN 0004-8038, 10/2017, Volume 134, Issue 4, p. 882
Ducks are an excellent group to study avian genital evolution. Penis morphology of ducks is diverse, and penis length and elaboration are positively correlated... 
Competition | Social environment | Genitalia | Waterfowl | Growth rate | Maturation | Phenotypic plasticity | Duration | Males | Aquatic birds | Studies | Animal reproduction | Sexual maturity | Penis | Morphology | Plasticity | Wildfowl | Plastic properties | Females | Urogenital system | Gonads
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ISSN 0014-3820, 11/2010, Volume 64, Issue 11, p. 3085
  The Fisher-inspired, arbitrary intersexual selection models of Lande (1981) and Kirkpatrick (1982), including both stable and unstable equilibrium... 
Evolution | Genetics | Models | Genetic diversity | Gender
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2016, ISBN 9780226426228, vii, 385 pages
The natural world is infinitely complex and hierarchically structured, with smaller units forming the components of progressively larger systems: molecules... 
Macroevolution | Evolution (Biology) | Evolution |