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Red blond male guppy. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/statico/">Ian Langworth</a>, cc <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en">some rights reserved</a>
Red blond male guppy. Photo: Ian Langworth, cc some rights reserved

Natural Selections: Guppies, Bright and Drab

If male guppies use bright colors to attract mates, why are there still lots of drab guppies? Bright colors may attract the attention of more than just potential mates. Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley discuss the upside and downside of male flash.  Go to full article

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