Reproductive behaviour of captive white-tailed deer

  title={Reproductive behaviour of captive white-tailed deer},
  author={R. Warren and R. Vogelsang and R. Kirkpatrick and P. Scanlon},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  • R. Warren, R. Vogelsang, +1 author P. Scanlon
  • Published 1978
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Abstract Observations on reproductive behaviour of captive yearling white-tailed deer (20 female and three male Odocoileus virginianus) were made from 5 November 1974 to 2 January 1975. Females were introduced individually into a 3.65 × 7.30-m pen with one of the males for a period of 5 min every day. Sexually receptive females were left with the males for longer periods, during which behavioural observations were recorded. Typical behaviour of males when a female entered the pen was to nose… CONTINUE READING
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