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The power of estrogen — male snakes attract other males

February 11, 2012


February 10, 2012 A male garter snake flicks its tongue on another snake in order to detect pheromones and determine whether or not it’s a female. (Photo courtesy of Oregon State University) A new study has shown that boosting the estrogen levels of male garter snakes causes them to secrete the same pheromones that females […]