mating season


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mating season

nstagione f degli amori
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They felt no greater suspicion of him than of any other bull of their acquaintance; yet they did not love him, for they loved none outside the mating season, and the animosities aroused by other bulls during that season lasted well over until the next.
The stench is horrific and the screeching sound, especially in the evening, because it is mating season, is unbearable,' she told dpa.
DANGEROUS rutting stags may mean a park has to close to visitors during mating season.
The procedure was to let them mix with female sheep at the start of the mating season - to spur the ewes into a heightened state of arousal.
Such information includes their natural range, mating season, and life span.
It coincides with the mating season of the fish, which is one of Bahraini people's favourites, and is intended to allow stocks to replenish.
It shows a male penguin fighting a rival for his mate during mating season, with the fight producing bloody fins and feathers.
Many studies on exploited wild decapods have revealed that males do not always store a sufficient amount of sperm during the mating season (Sainte-Marie & Lovrich 1994, Hankin et al.
At night during mating season, both males and females stayed significantly warmer (by up to 10 degrees Celsius) than the air.
The monogamous eagles breed only once a year, with each pair producing only one egg every mating season.
Copulatory behaviors were significantly different between high and low ranking males in the mating season, but not during the non-mating season.
One favorite viewing spot is Horseshoe Park, where volunteers stand ready to answer questions about the elk rut, as the mating season is called.