Learn how sexual selection governs mate choice, but also drives the evolution of species. Examples of physical and behavioural, intra and inter species sexual selection.
- Selecting a mate drives evolutionary change and improves species survival.
- Intersexual selection is when males show off in a variety of ways to win a female.
- Intrasexual selection is when males fight each other to win the right to breed.
- Intrasexual selection ensures only the strongest males reproduce.
Throughout the animal kingdom competition for a mate is high.
Individuals must use a variety of techniques to attract the attention of the opposite sex in order to procreate.
This process is known as sexual selection.
Sexual selection or mate choice
The first form of sexual selection is inter-sexual selection – also ...
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