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43) Here a female chimpanzee presents to a male. The swollen skin around her genitals gives a visual signal that she is fertile. A female chimpanzee (lying on her side) presents her genitals to an adult male. Notice her genital swellings

Notes: A female chimpanzee (lying on her side) presents her genitals to an adult male. Notice her genital swellings
Question: How do humans communicate that they are ready to mate?
Photo © by: Frans de Waal

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