Social Monogamy

Some articles on monogamy, social monogamy, social:

Varieties of Monogamy in Biology
... discoveries have led biologists to talk about the three varieties of monogamy social monogamy, sexual monogamy, and genetic monogamy ... The distinction between these three are important to the modern understanding of monogamy ... have led biologists to adopt new ways of talking about monogamy "Social monogamy refers to a male and female's social living arrangement (e.g ...
Monogamy - Non-human Animals - Evolution in Animals
... See also Social monogamy in mammalian species Socially monogamous species are scattered throughout the animal kingdom A few insects, a few fish, about nine-tenths ... The diversity of species with social monogamy suggests that it is not inherited from a common ancestor but instead evolved independently in many different species ... The occurrence of social monogamy in vertebrates is directly related to the presence or absence of estrus (oestrus) the trait in which the female is sexually excited ...

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