Territorial Marking

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The marking of a boundary with an odorous substance or pheromone secreted from a specialised, testosterone-responsive marking gland, typically near the chin or rump, or secreted in urine
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These limbs will become active scrapes if the bucks can reach them for scent marking.
Is it possible she isn't spayed and is scent marking rather than it being a house-training issue.
The haul was delivered to the tourist attraction, near Bewdley, in response to an appeal for a variety of aromas to mimic the scent marking activities of wild animals.
By scent marking it, the box becomes his," said Liz Neuschatz, director of the Petfinder.
Chapter 4: Finding a Mate, also a short chapter, has recent data on scent marking and pheromones that will be of particular interest to chemical ecologists.
It is hard to predict how collecting spraints affects otters, if it does at all, but as we understand so little about scent marking it is better to take a cautious approach.
Next, a four-point came in from the southwest and started scent marking the licking branches on the main scrape.
We wanted to see if the male would respond by scent marking more to stake his claim to the territory and to see if it had an effect on the chemistry of the smell," said Craig.
Buck squirrels are very territorial in early spring, defending their territory with much chattering,baring of teeth, and more importantly by tail lashing, which is accompanied by the scent marking of the leaves, the scent being spread over the leaves by the action of the tail.
They also abandoned social behaviours, such as scent marking and vocalisation, and seemed to range purely for the purpose of obtaining fresh leaves, rather than to maintain a social position.
Key words: Ceratotherium simum, Commiphora marlothii, scent marking, sign-posting, tree rubbing, white rhinos, zoopharmacognosy