Antler Size

Some articles on antler size, size, antlers:

Irish Elk - Evolution of Antler Size
... The size of Irish Elk antlers is distinctive, and several theories have arisen as to their evolution ... One theory was that their antlers, under constant and strong sexual selection, increased in size because males were using them in combat for access to females it ... Gould demonstrated that for deer in general, species with a larger body size have antlers that are more than proportionately larger, a consequence of allometry, or ...

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