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Intersexual Selection: Members of the competitive sex show off for mates and the opposite sex chooses the best display. Some examples include dancing, singing, or showing bright colors.
 
Intersexual Selection: Members of the competitive sex show off for mates and the opposite sex chooses the best display. Some examples include dancing, singing, or showing bright colors.
   
A link to Yale University lecture covering sexual selection can be found [[http://oyc.yale.edu/ecology-and-evolutionary-biology/eeb-122/lecture-13%7Chere]]
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==Intrasexual Selection==
 
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A short video explanation of intrasexual selection can be found [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcJe1_x0sHc%7Chere]]
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A short video explanation of intrasexual selection can be found at the following link [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcJe1_x0sHc%7Chere]]
   
 
==Intersexual Selection==
 
==Intersexual Selection==
   
A short video explanation of intersexual selection can be found [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmdzMevJxow%7Chere]]
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A short video explanation of intersexual selection can be found at the following link [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmdzMevJxow%7Chere]]
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The Mating Dance

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When discussing competition for mates, there are two different forms of sexual selection.

Intrasexual Selection: Members of the competitive sex fight amongst themselves and the key event determines reproductive success whether it be fighting directly or fighting over control of a resource

Intersexual Selection: Members of the competitive sex show off for mates and the opposite sex chooses the best display. Some examples include dancing, singing, or showing bright colors.

A link to Yale University lecture covering sexual selection can be found at the following link [[1]]


Intrasexual Selection

A short video explanation of intrasexual selection can be found at the following link [[2]]

Intersexual Selection

A short video explanation of intersexual selection can be found at the following link [[3]]