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    • Keywords

       

      Bandicota bengalensis ; social behaviour; rhythms; unimodal; bimodal

    • Abstract

       

      Non-aggressive social behaviour rhythms ofBandicota bengalensis were studied in the laboratory. The species exhibited 95% rhythmicity for social behaviour but the rhythms were uni- or bimodal and were influenced by the number and sex of interacting conspecifics. Peaks occurred at 0900 and 1800 hr. Males were more socially active than females.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Shakunthala Sridhara1 R V Krishnamoorthy1

      1. Departments of Vertebrate Biology and Zoology, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bangalore - 560 065, India
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