Seasonal variations in general activity, behaviour and cutaneous glandular structures in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus L.)

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Mossing, Torgny;
(1980)
  • Publisher: Umeå : Umeå universitet
  • Subject: Androgen | Cervidae | dermal glands | locomotor activity olfactory communicatiorL pheromones | photoperiod | rein deer | rut | seasonal variations

The locomotor activity of the reindeer is separated into a diurnal and a nocturnal phase which, in turn, consists of a  number of short-term activity bursts. The onset and termination  of diurnal and nocturnal activity are largely in synchrony  with sunrise and sunset. ... View more
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