The Nature of Sex
Web & Print Resources

Web Resources

We recommend these Web sites for those interested in the subjects shown on the program. All links are valid as of June 9, 2000.

The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction
http://www.indiana.edu/~kinsey/
The Kinsey Institute Web site supports interdisciplinary research and the study of human sexuality.

The Naked Mole-Rat Burrow
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/animals/webcams/
Check out pictures from a live Web cam in a mole rat burrow and other detailed, interesting information from the National Zoo.

Naked Mole-Rat
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~cberger/syllabusfolder/animaldiversity/Heterocephalus_glaber.html
A species profile from the University of Michigan’s Animal Diversity Web.

Patagonian Mara
http://www.pbs.org/edens/patagonia/steppanm.htmm
Information on this rabbit-like creature from “The Living Edens: Patagonia.”

Introduction to the Bacteria
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/bacteria/bacteria.html
Find out about the most common organisms on earth from the University of California. Bird

Bacteria Cam: Growth of Streptococcus Pneumoniae
http://www.cellsalive.com/cam0.htm
Watch them multiply at this site from Cells Alive!

The Australian Brush Turkey
http://www.amonline.net.au/factsheets/brush_turkey.htm
Get the lowdown on these mound builders from Australia Museum Online.

Unisexual Whiptailed Lizards
http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/expeditions/treasure_fossil/Treasures/Unisexual_Whiptail_Lizards/lizards.html?50
Information from American Museum of Natural History.

The Redback Spider Insect
http://www.qmuseum.qld.gov.au/nature/arachnids/theredback.html
Pictures, links, and more from Australia’s Queensland museum.

Of Course Size Matters: Pheasant Hens Prefer Cocks with Bigger Spurs
http://www.teorekol.lu.se/ekol_inst/mol_ekol/faswww/faseng.htm
A study of pheasant sexual selection from Lund University.

Sex and Reproduction
http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/biolink/student/olc2/chapterindex56.htm
A textbook overview from McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

Animal Behavior Society
http://www.animalbehavior.org/ABS/
Links and more from this scientific society.

Chimpanzees and Bonobos

http://www.panda.org/resources/factsheets/species/fct_chimp.htm
Fact sheets from the World Wildlife Fund.

Print Resources

Alcock, John. ANIMAL BEHAVIOR: AN EVOLUTIONARY APPROACH. New York: Sinauer, 1997.

Bagemihl, Bruce. BIOLOGICAL EXUBERANCE: ANIMAL HOMOSEXUALITY AND NATURAL DIVERSITY. New York: St. Martins Press, 1999.

Bennet, Nigel C. AFRICAN MOLE-RATS: ECOLOGY AND EUSOCIALITY. London: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Daly, Martin. SEX, EVOLUTION AND BEHAVIOR: ADAPTATIONS FOR REPRODUCTION. Washington: Prindle Weber, 1983.

De Waal, Frans. CHIMPANZEE POLITICS: POWER AND SEX AMONG APES. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989.

Fleisher, Paul. LIFE CYCLES OF A DOZEN DIVERSE CREATURES. New York: Millbrook Press, 1996.

Solomon, Nancy G. COOPERATIVE BREEDING IN MAMMALS. London: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Spomer, Ron. THE RUT: THE SPECTACULAR FALL RITUAL OF NORTH AMERICAN HORNED AND ANTLERED ANIMALS. San Francisco: Willow Creek Press, 1996.

Stockley, Corinne. ANIMAL BEHAVIOR. New York: EDC Publications, 1992.

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