Behaviors of captive short-tailed Opossums, Monodelphis dimidiata (Wagner, 1847) (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae).

  title={Behaviors of captive short-tailed Opossums, Monodelphis dimidiata (Wagner, 1847) (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae).},
  author={Enrique Gonz{\'a}lez and Santiago Claramunt},
Nous avons etudie le comportement en captivite de Monodelphis dimidiata, une petite sarigue habitant les endroits herbeux en Argentine, Uruguay, et au sud ouest du Bresil. Bien que principalement terrestre, elle peut egalemente grimper, sans toutefois etre un bon sauteur. Le comportement de toilette est semblable a celui des autres sarigues. La detection des aliments se fait principalement par l'olfaction; la vision et l'audition etant complementaires. M. dimidiata emploie differents… 

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