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The mating behaviour of European fallow deer (Dama dama) was studied. Remote surveillance motion activated (RSMA) cameras were used to record fallow deer behaviour 24/7 at a rutting stand in South Devon. Camera recording commenced before the start of the autumn rut in early September 2009 and...

Author(s)
Dixon, D. R.; Jolly, M. T.
Publisher
British Deer Society, Fordingbridge, UK
Citation
Deer, Journal of the British Deer Society, 2013, 16, 7, pp 24-29
Abstract

Maternal rank "inheritance" occurs in cercopithecine primates, spotted hyenas and several ungulates. A recently observed positive relationship between dominance rank of a mother and that of her sub-adult offspring in wild red deer (Cervus elaphus) suggests that maternal rank "inheritance" also...

Author(s)
Dušek, A.; Bartoš, L.; Švecová, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2007, 103, 1/2, pp 146-155
Abstract

The behaviour of 20 female red deer in a paddock with no visual cover was observed for 2 weeks. Cover, consisting of 2 shade cloth barriers and hanging plastic strips, was placed in one half of the paddock and the behaviour observed. After replication in a 2nd paddock in reversed order, it was...

Author(s)
Whittington, C. J.; Chamove, A. S.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1995, 45, 3-4, pp 309-314