Territorial Males

Some articles on territorial males, territorial, males, male:

Bullfrog - Ecology and Behavior - Mating Systems - Aggressive Behavior and Defense Mechanisms Among Males
... Territorial males have inflated postures while non-territorial males only have their heads above the water ... For dominant, also called territorial, males their elevated posture reveals yellow-colored throats ... When two dominant males encounter each other they will engage in a wrestling bout ...
Kob - Social Behavior and Life History
... They move more and are more social than territorial males ... Males are also present in the migratory herds and will follow the females ... All-males herds may number in the hundreds and accompany females as they travel during dry season ...
Corkwing Wrasse - Reproduction
... The males exhibit dimorphism, where the territorial males build a ball-shaped nest of seaweed in rock crevices or sedimentary areas, amongst seaweed or seagrasses ... The nest has an entrance hole which the male guards aggressively ... The sneakers are much smaller than the territorial males, and you can not visually distinguish between the sneaker morph and the females ...

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