These populations should meet rigid standards for viability based on IUCN SSC assessments (2,500 individuals).
This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.
The drawings in the French Laseaux caves, dating about 10,000 B.
C., are a testimony to their long westward migration.
The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.
While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.