- Sexual selection, temperature, and the lion's manePeyton M West
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, 1987 Upper Buford Circle, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
Science 297:1339-43. 2002..Maned males are hotter than females, and males have lighter and/or shorter manes in hotter seasons, years, and habitats. This phenotypic plasticity suggests that the mane will respond to forecasted increases in ambient temperature...
- Do acoustic features of lion, Panthera leo, roars reflect sex and male condition?Dana Pfefferle
Research Group Cognitive Ethology, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
J Acoust Soc Am 121:3947-53. 2007..Instead, lion roars may have mainly been selected to effectively advertise territorial boundaries...