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Carotenoids, a family of natural pigments, form an important part of the colorful signals used by many animals. Animals acquire carotenoids either directly (from the plants and algae that produce them) or indirectly (by eating insects) and store them in a variety of tissues. Studies of several animal species have shown that when choosing mates, females prefer males with brighter carotenoid- based coloration. Owens and Olson hypothesize that the presence of carotenoids, as signaled by coloration, would be meaningful in the context of mate selection if carotenoids were either rare or required for health. The conventional view is that carotenoids are meaningful because they are rare: healthier males can forage for more of the pigments than can their inferior counterparts. Although this may be true, there is growing evidence that carotenoids are meaningful also because they are required: they are used by the immune system and for detoxification processes that are important for maintaining health. It may be that males can use scarce carotenoids either for immune defense and detoxification or for attracting females. Males that are more susceptible to disease and parasites will have to use their carotenoids to boost their immune systems, whereas males that are genetically resistant will use fewer carotenoids for fighting disease and will advertise this by using the pigments for flashy display instead.

【OG19-P384-443题】According to "the conventional view" referred to in highlighted text of the passage, brighter carotenoid-based coloration in certain species suggests that an individuall

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当前版本由 L_ring 更新于2018-09-12 14:58:06感谢由 L_ring 对此题目的解答所做出的贡献。

结构: Carotenoids构成动物的颜色信号

① 获取carotenoid的途径

② Carotenoid对配偶选择意义

③ 传统观点:健康雄性可获得更多的颜色

④ 证据表明, carotenoids有利于健康

⑤ Carotenoids只能用作免疫防卫或吸引异性 



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根据Conventional view定位到文中The conventional view is that carotenoids are meaningful because they are rare: healthier males can forage for more of the pigments than can their inferior counterparts.明确指出健康的雄性可以获得更多的pigment,也就是carotenoids,它们具有更高的获取能力,D选项正确。

A选项,habitat文章未提及。B和C选项,层次混淆,不是conventional view的内容。E选项,reproducing,文章未提及。



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    yjysfjl

    难道选C是因为The conventional view 是rare而不是healthy,所以不能选superior immune system ?
    2楼  | 2018-08-29 17:41:15 回复
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    yjysfjl

    我选择错误选项D的原因是最后一句: males that are genetically resistant will use fewer carotenoids for fighting disease and will advertise this by using the pigments for flashy display instead. 免疫力强了,就可以把更多的pigments用于display coloration 之类的了。为什么这样想是错误的?求教,谢谢。
    1楼  | 2018-08-29 17:39:46 回复
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