Odor selections of island beach voles during their nonbreeding season


Non-breeding Microtus breweri selected odor of same-sex conspecifics over that of opposite-sex conspecifics or their own (self) odor. Odor selections by female beach and meadow voles Microtus pennsylvanicus were for female conspecifics. Dissimilarities in odor selections between male beach voles and meadow voles may be related to factors affecting social organization. -from Author

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Journal of Mammalogy