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Uploaded on Mar 30, 2008
Watch the full episode at http://video.pbs.org/video/1288858568 In Part One of NATURE's "What Females Want and Males Will Do," meet Gail Patricelli, a biologist who is using technology to learn more about sexual selection among sage grouses in Wyoming. Out on the lek, an area of land designated by the sage grouses for courtship, she launches a robotic model of a sage grouse female. Gail and her team hope to learn more about the male sage grouse's extravagant courtship behavior.
Part of the 28th season of the Peabody and Emmy award-winning series produced by Thirteen in association with WNET.ORG for PBS, "What Females Want and Males Will Do" airs over two Sundays, March 14 and 21, 2010 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). Major support provided by Canon U.S.A. Inc. For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episod...