Whole-day follows of striped mice (Rhabdomys pumilio), a diurnal murid rodent

@article{Schradin2005WholedayFO,
  title={Whole-day follows of striped mice (Rhabdomys pumilio), a diurnal murid rodent},
  author={C. Schradin},
  journal={Journal of Ethology},
  year={2005},
  volume={24},
  pages={37-43}
}
Understanding mammal social systems and behaviour can best be achieved through observations of individuals in their natural habitat. This can often be achieved for large mammals, but indirect methods have usually been employed for small mammals. I performed observations of the striped mouse (Rhabdomys pumilio) during the breeding season in the succulent karoo, a desert of South Africa. The open habitat and the diurnal habit of striped mice, together with the use of radio-telemetry, made it… Expand

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