Flehmen in male goats: role in sexual behavior.

@article{Ladewig1980FlehmenIM,
  title={Flehmen in male goats: role in sexual behavior.},
  author={James Leslie Ladewig and Edward O. Price and Benjamin L Hart},
  journal={Behavioral and neural biology},
  year={1980},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          312-22
        }
}
The flehmen or lip-curl behavior displayed by most ungulate species is a sexually dimorphic behavior seen most frequently when males investigate the genital region of females or freshly voided urine from females. Functionally, flehmen appears to be related to the transport of nonvolatile chemosensory materials from the oral cavity to the vomeronasal organ (VNO). Three experiments were designed to further study the role of flehmen in sexual investigation and mating. In Experiment 1, involving… CONTINUE READING

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