Rutting behavior and androgen variation in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus L.)

Abstract

The rutting behavior of captive reindeer was studied during three rutting seasons. Blood samples from three males were taken for androgen analysis before, during, and afterthe rut. The amount of androgen increased at the end of August to a peak during late September-early October and decreased thereafter. Flehmen, urinating on the hindlegs, and two… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00995760

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@article{Mossing1981RuttingBA, title={Rutting behavior and androgen variation in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus L.)}, author={Torgny Mossing and J E Damber}, journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology}, year={1981}, volume={7}, pages={377-389} }