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The quantitative effect of visual and tactile stimuli on the prey-catching behaviour of ferrets (Putorius furo L.)
The influence of visual and tactile stimuli on the elicitation of prey-catching behaviour of ferrets was to be studied. For this study 16 animals, males and females, some naive and others experiencedExpand
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Olfactory sign stimulus for prey selection in polecats (Putorius putorius L.).
  • R. Apfelbach
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie
  • 26 April 2010
Zusammenfassung An Iltissen untersuchten wir die Frage, ob der Geruch fur eine Beute angeboren ist oder wahrend einer bestimmten Altersstufe (sensible Periode) erworben werden mus. Die ErgebnisseExpand
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Imprinting on prey odours in ferrets (Mustela Putorius F. Furo L.) and its neural correlates
  • R. Apfelbach
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Behavioural Processes
  • 1 April 1986
The effect of different feeding conditions during ontogeny was investigated in the carnivorous ferret. Behavioral tests and cardiac responses towards known and unknown odours as well as food choiceExpand
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Changes in granule cells of the ferret olfactory bulb associated with imprinting on prey odours
The maturation of the granule cells of the ferret olfactory bulb around the time of odour imprinting has been examined. Rapid Golgi impregnation studies revealed a temporal overshoot in theExpand
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Social hierarchy in monkeys (Macaca mulatta) modified by chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride.
Abstract The effects of intramuscular injection of chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride (Librium) on individual and social behaviour was tested on a colony formed by four rhesus monkeys. SpontaneousExpand
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Instinctive predatory behavior of the ferret (Putorius putorius furo L.) modified by chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride (Librium®)
  • R. Apfelbach
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • 31 October 1978
The predatory behavior of ferrets (Putorius putorius furo L.) consists mainly of instinctive behavioral patterns that are elicited by simple external stimuli.For the ferret, the time needed to catchExpand
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