Sex difference in the communicatory significance of localized defecation sites in Arabian gazelles (Gazella arabica)

Abstract

Mammalian scent marking in localized defecation sites (latrines) has often been interpreted in the context of (male) territory defense. However, latrines could have different functions in males and females, especially where territorial males monopolize groups of females with stable social alliances and pronounced home range overlap. We investigated the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10164-012-0357-6

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@article{Wronski2012SexDI, title={Sex difference in the communicatory significance of localized defecation sites in Arabian gazelles (Gazella arabica)}, author={Torsten Wronski and Ann Apio and Martin Plath and Madlen Ziege}, journal={Journal of Ethology}, year={2012}, volume={31}, pages={129-140} }