Sexual Selection and Extinction

Gene Hunt, Smithsonian
April 11, 2018
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Gene Hunt, Smithsonian

Fossil ostracods on a slide from the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. A team of scientists drew on this collection to understand the role of sexual selection in extinction. Their findings were published in Nature April 11.

Credit: Gene Hunt, Smithsonian