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Author Glover, Timothy D.

Title Mating Males : an Evolutionary Perspective on Mammalian Reproduction
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (222 pages)
Contents Cover; Mating Males; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1: The system; PROTECTION OF SPERMS AND EGGS; SYNCHRONIZING MALES AND FEMALES IN MAMMALIAN SPECIES; SEASONAL MATING; SEASONAL ACTIVITY OF THE TESTICLES; FURTHER READING; 2: The preamble; SEXUAL WEAPONS; TERRITORY; LOVE CALLS; FOREPLAY; PHEROMONES; FURTHER READING; 3: The equipment and the product; THE MANUFACTURE OF SPERMS; CONTROL OF SPERMATOGENESIS; SPERMATOZOA: PRODUCT OF THE TESTIS; FERTILIZATION; THE STRUCTURE OF SPERM TAILS; SPECIES DIFFERENCES IN THE APPEARANCE OF MAMMALIAN SPERMS
STALLIONSBOARS; RUMINANTS; DOGS; CATS; THE PENIS: NOT JUST A SIMPLE TUBE; FURTHER READING; 6: The human male; HOW FAR IS MAN A MERE NON-SEASONAL MAMMAL?; MALE ORGASM; ANATOMICAL CLUES TO OUR BACKGROUND; WHAT CAN WE LEARN ABOUT OURSELVES FROM OTHER PRIMATES?; SEXUAL SIGNALS BETWEEN NON-HUMAN PRIMATES; PHYSICAL SEXUAL SIGNALS; SMELL; OTHER SIGNALS; FALLING IN LOVE; MARRIAGE; UNCONVENTIONAL SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR; INFIDELITY; HOMOSEXUALITY; OTHER SEXUAL DISORDERS; RAPE; AGE; EFFECTS OF MODERN TECHNOLOGY; FURTHER READING; Appendix; Index
Summary Overview of mammalian reproduction from the male perspective, exploring mating behaviour, reproductive anatomy and modes of copulation
Bibliography SOURCES OF SEMINAL PLASMATHE EPIDIDYMIS; CONSTITUENTS OF SEMINAL PLASMA; SPECIES DIFFERENCES IN SEMEN; SEMINAL GEL; SPECIES DIFFERENCES IN SPERM CONCENTRATION; THE SIZE OF TESTES; SPECIES DIFFERENCES IN THE TOTAL NUMBER OF SPERMS EJACULATED; SPERM STORES; FURTHER READING; 4: The scrotum; THE PAMPINIFORM PLEXUS; TESTICOND MAMMALS AND LOCATION OF THEIR TESTICLES; SUSCEPTIBILITY TO TEMPERATURE OF EPIDIDYMAL SPERMS; EVOLUTION OF TESTICULAR DESCENT: A POSSIBLE SCENARIO; FURTHER READING; 5: The delivery; ERECTION; PELVIC THRUSTING; EJACULATION; FEMALE TRACTS; PENIS; PENIS AND THE MODE OF COITUS
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Subject Generative organs, Male -- Evolution.
Males -- Sexual behavior.
Mammals -- Reproduction.
Mammals -- Sexual behavior -- Evolution.
Men -- Sexual behavior.
Sexual behavior in animals.
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