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1 [lek] Show IPA noun, verb, lekked, lek·king. Animal Behavior .
 
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1. A traditional place where males of certain bird or mammal species assemble during the mating season to engage in competitive and territorial displays in order to attract females.
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1. A traditional place where males of certain bird or mammal species assemble during the mating season to engage in competitive and territorial displays in order to attract females.[[File:Grackles_lekking.jpg|thumb|left|Wikipedia photo of male Great-tailed Grackles on a lek. Photograph by Michael J. Plagens, 2007.]]
 
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Welcome to the DragonflyIssuesInEvolution13 Wiki

Together all participants in Project Dragonfly Issues in Evolution Advanced Seminar in Fall 2013 will contribute words, definitions and explanations to a collaborative wiki. We will use this to advance our understanding of biological evolution and, if we are successful, yours.

Lek

lek

1 [lek] Show IPA noun, verb, lekked, lek·king. Animal Behavior . noun

1. A traditional place where males of certain bird or mammal species assemble during the mating season to engage in competitive and territorial displays in order to attract females.
Grackles lekking

Wikipedia photo of male Great-tailed Grackles on a lek. Photograph by Michael J. Plagens, 2007.

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