Courtship differences in male ring doves: avoidance of cuckoldry?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Male ring doves exhibit less courtship and more aggressive behavior toward females that have recently associated with other males than to females that have been isolated. The difference in response may be related to the differing probability of cuckoldry.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Erickson, CJ; Zenone, PG

Published Date

  • June 1, 1976

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 192 / 4246

Start / End Page

  • 1353 - 1354

PubMed ID

  • 17739842

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1095-9203

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0036-8075

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1126/science.192.4246.1353


  • eng