Animal courtship is a process that results in two mature members of a species becoming a couple, usually with the intent to mate and produce offspring. Different species of bugs, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals have their unique sets of courtship rules and rituals. In Animal Courtship, learn the various ways species attract mates, including by singing, dancing, glowing, and even attacking.
Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Bibliography. Glossary. Further reading with Web sites. Index.
About the Author(s)
Krista West majored in zoology at the University of Washington, later volunteering at The New England Aquarium and The Bronx Zoo. West holds master’s degrees in journalism and Earth science, both from Columbia University in New York. She has been writing about science for more than 10 years.