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dc.contributor.authorNie, Yonggang
dc.contributor.authorSwaisgood, Ronald R.
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Zejun
dc.contributor.authorLiu, Xiaobin
dc.contributor.authorWei, Fuwen
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-30T23:22:04Z
dc.date.available2020-11-30T23:22:04Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.issn0340-5443, 1432-0762
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s00265-012-1320-9
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12634/799
dc.description.abstract...Using global positioning system/very high frequency radiocollars to locate mating aggregations, we used behavioral observations and fecal testosterone assays to gain insight into male panda reproductive effort and strategies, and test theories relating to reproductive competition. Male pandas initially competed fiercely for access to females that were about to be fertile, but once male competitive status was determined, aggression rates declined....
dc.language.isoen
dc.relation.urihttps://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/336976
dc.rightsCopyright © 2012, Springer-Verlag
dc.subjectCHINA
dc.subjectGIANT PANDAS
dc.subjectREPRODUCTION
dc.subjectMATING
dc.subjectBEHAVIOR
dc.subjectAGGRESSION
dc.subjectHORMONES
dc.subjectTECHNOLOGY
dc.subjectRESEARCH METHODS
dc.titleReproductive competition and fecal testosterone in wild male giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)
dc.typeArticle
dc.source.journaltitleBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
dc.source.volume66
dc.source.issue5
dc.source.beginpage721
dc.source.endpage730
dcterms.dateAccepted
html.description.abstract...Using global positioning system/very high frequency radiocollars to locate mating aggregations, we used behavioral observations and fecal testosterone assays to gain insight into male panda reproductive effort and strategies, and test theories relating to reproductive competition. Male pandas initially competed fiercely for access to females that were about to be fertile, but once male competitive status was determined, aggression rates declined....


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