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NATURE: What Females Want and Males Will Do (Part 2)
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Rituals of courtship and rules for mating success in the animal kingdom.


A gelada baboon bares its teethA gelada baboon bares its teeth


What Females Want and Males Will Do

Aired Sunday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m. on CPTV

Lizards do push-ups for it. Gelada baboons show off their passion-flushed pectorals. Bowerbirds become interior decorators. From dancing spiders to drumming monkeys, the universal urge to mate has led creatures throughout the animal kingdom to evolve elaborate courtship rituals and astonishing anatomy. This program follows passionate wildlife experts around the world and through our own backyards as they use cutting-edge technology and risky field study to discover what makes winners and losers in the animal dating game.

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