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mat·ing

(māt'ing),
The pairing of male and female for the purpose of reproduction.

mating

The pairing of male and female organisms for reproduction.

mat·ing

(māt'ing)
The pairing of male and female for the purpose of reproduction.

mating

  1. any reproduction involving two sexes.
  2. (in lower organisms) reproduction between types that differ in physiology but not in physical form.
  3. (in birds and mammals) the behavioural process of pair-formation rather than of copulation leading to sexual reproduction.

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Next month RSPB Cymru is offering a rare opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts to witness at first hand the mating display of one of Wales most endangered and elusive birds with an open site visit to a lek which in bird watchers speak is a love nest.
Only later would adults have co-opted this glimmer for the mating displays that most people are familiar with.
Watch a video of the dancing styles and see which one you most resemble at www.chroniclelive.co.uk Courtship displays found in all species MATING displays are often performed by animals in an effort to attract a mate.
In addition to feathered-tail waving, oviraptors also had prominent bone crests on their head, which Persons says the dinosaur also may have used in mating displays.
So 15 males, all fitted with radio transmitters to monitor their movements and mating displays known as lekking, have been moved to a new site which has not had grouse since the 1990s, in a bid to attract females and increase the species' range.
Males are already practising mating displays, gathering near females to bow their heads and run at them while calling excitedly.
The incessant song of the larks and wheatears (Oenanthe) can be heard everywhere, and, right in front of your eyes, there are incredible battles--the mating displays of tortoises and lizards.
I especially enjoyed and recommend reading the description of tragopan mating displays (colorful galliform birds found in the Himalayan mountains).