Taste aversions to sexual attractants

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Science  12 Sep 1975:
Vol. 189, Issue 4206, pp. 893-894
DOI: 10.1126/science.1154027


The vaginal secretion of female hamsters serves as a sexual excitant or attractant for the male even in the absence of previous sexual experience, but attraction to the secretion can be altered with surprising ease by pairing ingestion of the secretion with gastrointestinal illness.