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Sexual imprinting overrides order effects during sampling of prospective mates.

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Summary of "Sexual imprinting overrides order effects during sampling of prospective mates."

Through crossfostering experiments between two subspecies of mice, Moreira et al. show that females normally undergo sexual imprinting early in life. When fostered by individuals from another subspecies, they tend to prefer males from the sub-species they first encounter, suggesting sexual imprinting normally over-rides this inclination.

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Name: Current biology : CB
ISSN: 1879-0445
Pages: R259-R260

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