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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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Lek

lek

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

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

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

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