Changing Fashions Govern Mating Success In Lark Buntings, Study Finds

A study of how female lark buntings choose their mates, published in Science, adds a surprising new twist to the evolutionary theory of sexual selection. Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, discovered that female lark buntings show strong preferences for certain traits in the males, but those preferences change from year to year.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 7:38 pm

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