Effete beta males and the Sneaky Fucker Strategy

http://mouthed.blogspot.co.uk/2007/03/sneaky-fucker-strategy.html

You’ll be happy to know you’re not alone in your confusion; in fact this very phenomenon has been documented in other animal populations and even been given a quite unscientific name, Sneaky F—er Strategy … ..

dis gonna be good anticipation pull up a chair listen watch

I must point to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bateman%27s_principle

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/29509301/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/dude-fish-looks-lady-why/#.VW76-LlFDZ4

Around the world, increasing numbers of male fish are developing female traits — growing new sexual organs and sometimes even producing eggs. The phenomenon that has been blamed mostly on chemicals that get into the water and mimic the female hormone estrogen.

But a new study puts some of the blame on an entirely different class of chemicals — ones that block the action of male hormones called androgens.

http://jasoncollins.org/2014/01/08/the-origin-of-the-phrase-sneaky-fcker/
http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2010/03/30/amok-time-for-crayfish/

What’s the advantage to the ladies here? It’s the incitement. The crayfish live in high population densities, and stirring up a little trouble and getting the males to fight provides an opportunity to select a winner. It may also produce a local population of desirable contenders: a whiff of urine may encourage wimpy males to run away and avoid potential trouble, while the more aggressive males may home in on it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Queen_hypothesis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apistogramma_cacatuoides#Breeding

One of the more interesting traits of Apistogramma cacatuoides is that of “sneaker” males. Due to the aggressive, territorial nature of the males, a submissive male will not develop the full “cockatoo” finnage nor the full male coloration. He will “pretend” to be a female and take any opportunities presented to mate with willing females. If the dominant male then dies, this submissive male will then develop the full finnage.

http://www.livescience.com/21374-cuttlefish-gender-bending-disguise.html

When a male cuttlefish is wooing a lady, he often “cheats” by painting typical female patterns on one side of his body, while the other side ? the one facing the female ?  shows off typical male patterns. This gender-bending disguise fools rival males into thinking they’re seeing just a couple of ladies hanging out. That means more of an opportunity for the cheater cuttlefish to mate.

You’re intelligent people, draw your own conclusions.

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