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      Food hoarding; Tatera indica ; nutritional depletion; hypothalamic mechanism

    • Abstract


      In laboratory enclosures, male Indian gerbilsTatera indica indica (Hardwicke), board a cereal, or wheat, for as long as the weight lost on previous diet of vegetables is not recovered. The female gerbils exhibit no such response.

    • Author Affiliations


      P Vasanta Kumari1 Jamil Ahmad Khan1

      1. Department of Zoology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh - 202 001
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