Odd couples: extraordinary differences between the sexes in the animal kingdom
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Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013].
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Book
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viii, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
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Fairbairn, D. J. (2013). Odd couples: extraordinary differences between the sexes in the animal kingdom. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

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Fairbairn, Daphne J. 2013. Odd Couples: Extraordinary Differences between the Sexes in the Animal Kingdom. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

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Fairbairn, Daphne J, Odd Couples: Extraordinary Differences between the Sexes in the Animal Kingdom. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013.

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Fairbairn, Daphne J. Odd Couples: Extraordinary Differences between the Sexes in the Animal Kingdom. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013. Print.

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"Introducing readers to important discoveries in animal behavior and evolution, Odd Couples explores some of the most extraordinary sexual differences in the animal world. From the fields of Spain to the deep oceans, evolutionary biologist Daphne Fairbairn uncovers the unique and bizarre characteristics--in size, behavior, ecology, and life history--that exist in these remarkable species and the special strategies they use to maximize reproductive success."--Book jacket.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-285) and index.
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"Introducing readers to important discoveries in animal behavior and evolution, Odd Couples explores some of the most extraordinary sexual differences in the animal world. From the fields of Spain to the deep oceans, evolutionary biologist Daphne Fairbairn uncovers the unique and bizarre characteristics--in size, behavior, ecology, and life history--that exist in these remarkable species and the special strategies they use to maximize reproductive success."--Book jacket.
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