Social care behaviour of captive slender mongooses (Herpestes sanguineus)

@inproceedings{Baker1984SocialCB,
  title={Social care behaviour of captive slender mongooses (Herpestes sanguineus)},
  author={C. M. Ann Baker},
  year={1984}
}
Description detaillee des soins et du comportement social de 12 mangoustes rouges. Toilettage generalement rapide et peu systematique. Le toilettage interindividuel est peu frequent et limite a certaines parties du corps. Il est sollicite principalement par les mâles. On emet l'hypothese selon laquelle la nature solitaire des mangoustes rouges aurait induit le developpement de normes de conduite plus elaborees 

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