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This paper describes 7 hypotheses concerning group-living rodents which are accepted by most researchers. The resource-defense hypothesis believes that group-living individuals may become more efficient in obtaining and protecting resources than solitary-living conspecifics when resources (food,...

Author(s)
Wei WanRong; Ma AnWei; He Kai; Zhang WeiGuo
Publisher
Acta Prataculturae Sinica, Lanzhou, China
Citation
Acta Prataculturae Sinica, 2016, 25, 4, pp 212-221
Abstract

In order to investigate the calls function of Eastern White-browed Gibbon (Hoolock leuconedys), a family with the pair bond and their baby, and a solitary female were tracking observed and their singing frequency and behavior were recorded in the spring and autumn of 2007, spring 2008 at Nankang of ...

Author(s)
Wu JianPu; Zhou Wei; Li MingHui
Publisher
Journal of West China Forestry Science, Kunming, China
Citation
Journal of West China Forestry Science, 2016, 45, 2, pp 129-134
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Free expression of pig behavior is considered to be an important index of animal welfare. The free beds developed by China Agricultural University, where the sows are freely access to, can act as partitions to reduce the aggression behavior due to feeding competing on one hand, and on other hand...

Author(s)
Li Wei; Liu ZuoHua; Wang ChaoYuan; Li BaoMing
Publisher
Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, Beijing, China
Citation
Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, 2017, 33, 22, pp 248-254
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The daytime activity budgets of feral yak (Bos grunnieus) were manually observed in Helan Mountains in September 2010. All behaviours were divided into five categories: moving, feeding, resting, social and other behaviours. Results revealed that moving was the principal activity of feral yak and...

Author(s)
Dong JiaPeng; Liu ZhenSheng; Tene LiWei; Zhao ChongNan; Zhou HengWei; Liu ZunXian
Publisher
Journal of Economic Animal, Changchun City, China
Citation
Journal of Economic Animal, 2013, 17, 2, pp 71-74
Abstract

Juveniles Chinese sucker (Myxocryprinus asiaticus) obtains schooling swimming behavior. However, it is unclear when and why they form schooling behavior. We researched the mechanism of schooling formation related to hydraulics. We analyzed swimming behavior of Chinese sucker that ranged from 5 to...

Author(s)
Shi XiaoTao; Wang Bo; Wang Xue; Chen QiuWen; Bai YanQin; Gao Zhu; Tu ZhiYing; Liu DeFu
Publisher
Science Press, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Fisheries of China, 2013, 37, 5, pp 705-710
Abstract

Wild Japanese quails in the Weishan Lake area in China and domestic quails were divided into the following groups: 1 male (medium-sized domestic quail, pint-sized domestic quail and wild quail), 3 female (medium-sized domestic quails), 3 female (pint-sized domestic quails) and 2 female (wild...

Author(s)
Wang HuiYing; Chang Hong; Xu Wei; Chang GuoBin
Publisher
Editorial Department, Journal of Yangzhou University, Yangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of Yangzhou University, Agricultural and Life Sciences Edition, 2002, 23, 2, pp 33-35

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