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Cleanliness is next to attractiveness for golden-collared manakins in Panama


September 1, 2017

Juvenile male Golden-collared Manakins on extra testosterone cleaned up their display area before performing for females, according to research at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama published in Animal Behavior. Female manakins got more aggressive when given testosterone. Full Story

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