Presence of the father and parental experience have differentiated effects on pup development in Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus).

@article{Piovanotti2004PresenceOT,
  title={Presence of the father and parental experience have differentiated effects on pup development in Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus).},
  author={Marcelo Richar Arua Piovanotti and Mauro Lu{\'i}s Vieira},
  journal={Behavioural processes},
  year={2004},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={107-17}
}
Conflicting data exist on the importance of the father and parental experience during development in rodents. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of these two variables on development in Mongolian gerbils. Forty pairs of males and females with a litter size of between 4 and 7 pups were used as subjects. Twenty couples had no experience… CONTINUE READING