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Reproductive Stages

1. SOcial organization
2. Mate selection
3. Sexual Behavior

2

Social Organization

-exclusion
-emigration
-dominance
-inhibition

3

Mate Selection

-sexual dimorphism
-female choice

4

Sexual Behavior

-mating
-seaonsality
-puberty
-endocrinology (hormones, behavior)

5

Birthing

-oriented towards wet season
-seasonally polyestrous

6

Lactational amenorrhea

-nursing completely
-no cycling
-natural postnatal infertility

7

Ecological Zeitgehers

-mate during dry season and birth during wet season
-short day breeders and long day breeders

8

when is testosterone highest?

-night time

9

"fatted" condition

-testosterone levels are high
-squirrel monkeys

10

scent marking

-males pee on own foot and throw over shoulder

11

butt swelling

-baboons
-testosterone increase causes butt swelling

12

Social cues - study

-female injected with estrogen before mating season, males begin to be primed to prep for mating season

13

social cues

-hormones
-E and P (E=on; P=off)
-Menstrual synchrony
-ovariectomy - females become disinterested in sex

14

sexual positions

-only bonobos have sex like humans