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Research Article

Fellatio by Fruit Bats Prolongs Copulation Time

  • Min Tan,

    Affiliations: Guangdong Entomological Institute, Guangzhou, China, College of Life Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, China

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  • Gareth Jones,

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • Guangjian Zhu,

    Affiliation: Guangdong Entomological Institute, Guangzhou, China

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  • Jianping Ye,

    Affiliations: Guangdong Entomological Institute, Guangzhou, China, College of Life Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, China

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  • Tiyu Hong,

    Affiliations: Guangdong Entomological Institute, Guangzhou, China, College of Life Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, China

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  • Shanyi Zhou,

    Affiliation: College of Life Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, China

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  • Shuyi Zhang,

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

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  • Libiao Zhang mail

    zhanglb@gdei.gd.cn

    Affiliation: Guangdong Entomological Institute, Guangzhou, China

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  • Published: October 28, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007595

About the Authors

Min Tan, Guangjian Zhu, Jianping Ye, Tiyu Hong, Libiao Zhang
Guangdong Entomological Institute, Guangzhou, China
Gareth Jones
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Min Tan, Jianping Ye, Tiyu Hong, Shanyi Zhou
College of Life Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, China
Shuyi Zhang
School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

Corresponding Author

Email: zhanglb@gdei.gd.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SZ SZ LZ. Performed the experiments: MT GZ JY TH LZ. Analyzed the data: MT GJ LZ. Wrote the paper: MT GJ GZ SZ LZ.