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Lecture 10

ANTB22H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Signalling Theory, Philopatry, Mating System


Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTB22H3
Professor
Joyce Parga
Lecture
10

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ANT B22
2011-03-24
FINAL 29TH FRIDAY 2-5PM SW 309
MONKEYS
SLIDE TODAYS LECTURE
SLIDE VERVET MONEYS
-female philopatric
Mating system polgynandry ( multi male/multi female)
SLIDE 2
-dark blue: dominant male
-light blue: subordinate male
SLIDE 3
-if similar coloured testicles, males are closer in rank (mandujoules)
SLIDE 4
If a male falls in rank, his testicles lose dark blue hue and become light blue
example of visual communication
Example of honest signalling
VERVERY MONEYS-EXPERIMENTS EXPLORING COLOUR
If 2 unfamiliar males are introduced, the one with the darker testicles will be
dominate
SLIDE 2
Males with darkened testicles:
1.)Received aggression from dark-testicle males
2.)Received less aggression from pale-testicle males
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