Saline intake after shifts to water in hamsters and gerbils.

In Experiment 1, hamsters and gerbils were given a 24-hr two-bottle test with saline and water for eight days before being placed on a water-only condition for the subsequent four days. On day 13 the saline bottle was returned to the animals and their intake of saline and water was monitored for another six days. Comparisons were made of the animals' intake… CONTINUE READING