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Learn from male goats how to woo your lady!

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 18:39

Know how male goats send the love-making signal to females? It goes in the form of a most powerful, sexually-stimulating odour.

Learn how male deer decide on call for mating

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 11:12

Know how male deer decide whether to fight with rival deer or leave them exhausted and rush after that call for mating? Scientists know now.

Humans are `pig-chimp hybrids`, claims researcher

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 16:29

A leading geneticist has claimed that human beings are the result of a cross breed between a pig and a chimp.

Sea slugs stab mates in head during sex

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 19:31

Sea slugs of ` Siphopteron` genus stab their partners in the head while mating to inject chemicals in each other`s brain, it has been revealed.

Birds find sweet-smelling mates attractive

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 19:45

A Michigan State University researcher has for the first time demonstrated that birds do indeed communicate via scents, and that odour reliably predicts their reproductive success.

Its official! Mating skills improve with age

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 21:43

Older male nightingales are far better at wooing their female counterparts, than their young competitors, a new study has revealed.

Role heat plays in attracting suitable mates for sex revealed

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 12:13

While cliched pic-up lines may serve some humans well in wooing their partners, animals prefer more imaginative ways to captivate and attract potential suitors.

Females prefer biological fitness than other traits in potential mates

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 12:45

A female`s mating decisions are largely based on traits that reflect fitness or those that help males perform well under the local ecological conditions, a new study has found.

Male moths go by first impressions when choosing mates

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 14:51

To avoid mating with the wrong moth species, the pheromone blends are specific for each moth species.

Good looking birds show better chick-rearing behaviour

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 13:47

When it comes to choosing a mate, both males and females rely on visual cues to determine which potential partner will supply the best genes, best nesting site, best territory, and best parenting skills.

Male fruit flies put more effort into mating after meeting rivals

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 14:31

Male fruit flies consistently change their mating behaviour depending on whether they have spent time with other males before mating, according to a new study.

Bowerbirds `woo mates with illusions`

Last Updated: Friday, January 27, 2012, 12:46

Avians are move clever than you thought, with some displaying traits often similar to humans -- for example, bowerbirds found in Australia woo mates with a lavish house of illusions, says a new study.