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Experience matters: Females use smell to select experienced males for paternal care (2009)
Journal Article
Fletcher, N., Storey, E. J., Johnson, M., Reish, D. J., & Hardege, J. D. (2009). Experience matters: Females use smell to select experienced males for paternal care. PloS one, 4(11), (e7672). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007672. ISSN 1932-6203

Mate choice and mating preferences often rely on the information content of signals exchanged between potential partners. In species where a female's reproduction is the terminal event in life it is to be expected that females choose high quality mal... Read More