Odor of the muskox

  title={Odor of the muskox},
  author={Peter F. Flood and Suzanne R Abrams and Gillian D Muir and Janice E. Rowell},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
The behavior of captive male muskoxen was observed closely during their characteristic superiority display, the anatomy of the preputial region was studied in two adults and three calves, and preputial washings and preorbital gland secretion were subjected to gas chromatography and mass spectroscopy. During the superiority display, the prepuce was everted to form a pendulous tube tipped with a fringe of matted hair. Owing to the movement of the animal, the urine that dribbled from the preputial… Expand
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