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Long-term sexual intimidation may be widespread in primate societies

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After observing the mating habits of chacma baboons living in the wild over a four-year period, researchers have found that males of the species often use long-term sexual intimidation to control their mates. The findings suggest that this mating strategy has a long history in primates, including humans, and may be widespread across social mammals -- especially when males of a species are typically larger than females.

 

press release  continues   https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170706121209.htm .

 

 

for the article http://www.cell.com/current-biology/pdf/S0960-9822(17)30714-5.pdf

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@COSMIC RHINO interesting paper, thanks for posting.

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