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Human Life Expectancy Patterns - Sex Differences
... a ratio estimated to be from 107 to 170 males to 100 females, but the ratio at birth in the United States is only 105 males to 100 females) ... Among the smallest premature babies (those under 2 pounds or 900 g) females again have a higher survival rate ... At the other extreme, about 90% of individuals aged 110 are female ...
Kakapo - Ecology and Behaviour - Reproduction
... Males loosely gather in an arena and compete with each other to attract females ... Females listen to the males as they display, or "lek" ... No pair bond is formed males and females meet only to mate ...
Ulcerative Colitis - Prognosis
... complications Iritis/uveitis Females 2.2% 3.2% Males 1.3% 0.9% Primary sclerosing cholangitis Females 0.3% 1% Males 0.4% 3% Ankylosing spondylitis Females 0.7% 0.8% Males 2.7% 1.5% Pyoderma ...
Giraffe - Behavior and Ecology - Social Life and Breeding Habits
... Mixed-sex groups made of adult females and young males are also known to occur ... a few older males mate with the fertile females ... Male giraffes assess female fertility by tasting the female's urine to detect estrus, in a multi-step process known as the Flehmen response ...
Wild Boar - Behaviour and Social Structure
... Adult males are usually solitary outside of the breeding season, but females and their offspring (both sub-adult males and females) live in groups called sounders ... groups of over 50 have been seen, and will consist of 2 to 3 sows one of which will be the dominant female ... changes with the coming and going of farrowing females, the migration of maturing males (usually when they reach around 20 months) and the arrival of unrelated ...

Famous quotes containing the word females:

    If combat means living in a ditch, females have biological problems staying in a ditch for 30 days because they get infections.... Males are biologically driven to go out and hunt giraffes.
    Newt Gingrich (b. 1943)

    Here she comes, curst and sad.
    Cupid is a knavish lad
    Thus to make poor females mad.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Nature has not placed us in an inferior rank to men, no more than the females of other animals, where we see no distinction of capacity, though I am persuaded if there was a commonwealth of rational horses ... it would be an established maxim amongst them that a mare could not be taught to pace.
    Mary Wortley, Lady Montagu (1689–1762)