Meadow voles and prairie voles differ in the percentage of conspecific marks they over-mark

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Many terrestrial mammals scent mark in areas containing the scent marks of conspecifics, and thus, may deposit their own scent marks on top of those that were deposited previously by conspecifics. This phenomenon, known as over-marking appears to play a role in same-sex competition or mate attraction. The present study determines whether meadow and prairie… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10211-004-0089-x

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@article{Ferkin2004MeadowVA, title={Meadow voles and prairie voles differ in the percentage of conspecific marks they over-mark}, author={Michael H. Ferkin and Hong Zhou Li and Stuart T. Leonard}, journal={acta ethologica}, year={2004}, volume={7}, pages={1-7} }