Browse by Subject "Animal behavior"
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(The National Academy of Sciences, 1996-10)Prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster) are monogamous rodents that form pair bonds characterized by a preference for a familiar social partner. In male prairie voles, exposure to either the stress of swimming or exogenous ...
Estimating philopatry and natal dispersal of microtine rodents through intensive live-trapping at nests of social groups (Psychonomic Society, Inc., 1992)Estimates of philopatry and natal dispersal of the prairie vole, Microtus ochrogaster, determined by intensive live-trapping at social group nests were assessed by comparison of estimates when a grid pattern within the ...
(Illinois State Academy of Science, 1987)Rarity of the blonde color morph in prairie vole populations is attributed to: a recessive trait requiring breeding between siblings or parents and their offspring for the color morph to be prominent within a population; ...
(The National Academy of Sciences, 1995-08)Glucocorticoid levels in animals may respond to and influence the development of social attachments. This hypothesis was tested in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster), monogamous rodents that form long-term heterosexual ...
(Current Zoology, 2005)We summarize the social organization and mating system of the prairie vole Microtus ochrogaster as determined from an extensive field study in east-central Illinois, USA. The fundamental social organization of M. ochrogaster ...