Maternal behaviour and the effects of stress in tree shrews

@article{DSouza1974MaternalBA,
  title={Maternal behaviour and the effects of stress in tree shrews},
  author={F. D'Souza and R. Martin},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1974},
  volume={251},
  pages={309-311}
}
  • F. D'Souza, R. Martin
  • Published 1974
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • THE tree-shrews (family Tupaiidae), small squirrel-like mammals occurring throughout South-east Asia, are currently classified1 into two subfamilies: Ptilocercinae (nocturnal pen-tailed tree-shrews; genus Ptilocercus) and Tupaiinae (diurnal tree-shrews; genera Tupaia, Anathana, Dendrogale, Lyongale, Urogale). The overall systematic status of the family is still controversial. The tree-shrews are variously allocated to the Primates2–3, Insectivora or to an entirely separate order of mammals4–6… CONTINUE READING
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