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The behavioral management of laboratory nonhuman primates in the United States has not been thoroughly characterized since 2003. This article presents the results of a survey behavioral management programs at 27 facilities and covering a total of 59,636 primates, 27,916 housed in indoor cages and...

Author(s)
Baker, K. C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2016, 78, 7, pp 780-796
Abstract

Elements (postures and acts) in the social behaviour of the laboratory rat, mouse, hamster and guineapig are briefly described. Most of the 45 behavioural elements mentioned are common, with slight modifications, to all 4 species, but ♂ sexual display during courting was observed only in the...

Author(s)
GRANT, E. C.; MACKINTOSH, J. H.
Citation
Behaviour, 1963, 21, pp 246-259
Abstract

Adult albino laboratory rats (Rattus norvegicus Berkenhout) were put together in colonies in large cages, in conditions which lead to severe conflict and death among wild rats of the same species. There were no deaths and little conflict. Hybrid rats, obtained from an albino-wild cross, were...

Author(s)
BARNETT, S. A.
Citation
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1960, 134, pp 611-621