Effect of the presence of females on plasma testosterone concentration of male marsupial bandicoots, Isoodon macrourus, housed in enclosures.

Abstract

To determine whether the presence of sexually active females influences the reproductive processes of the male bandicoot, plasma testosterone concentrations were monitored in males isolated from females. Blood samples were obtained weekly from 8 male bandicoots housed with females and from 12 male bandicoots in an enclosure without females. Reproductive… (More)

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