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- Whiteside, Mark A.; van Horik, Jayden O.; Langley, Ellis J. G.; Beardsworth, Christine E.; Laker, Philippa R.; Madden, Joah R.
- Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 2017 v.71 no.7 pp. 103
- Phasianus colchicus; adults; aggression; chicks; diet; females; forage; habitat preferences; habitats; hatching; humans; juveniles; life history; males; ontogeny; pheasants; predation; rearing; risk; sexual dimorphism; social behavior
- ... Hypotheses for why animals sexually segregate typically rely on adult traits, such as differences in sexual roles causing differential habitat preferences, or size dimorphism inducing differences in diet or behaviour. However, segregation can occur in juveniles before such roles or size dimorphism is well established. In young humans, leading hypotheses suggest that (1) sexes differ in their activ ...
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