SNEAK MATING

practised by animals that don't defend territory, vocalise or display themselves to the females. It is often used by subordinate males. Sneak mating has a low success rate; however it is frequently the only reproductive strategy available to smaller males.

SNEAK MATING: "Sneak mating has a low rate of success."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SNEAK MATING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sneak-mating/ (accessed November 28, 2020).
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