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Mammalian Biology

, Volume 73, Issue 6, pp 478–481 | Cite as

Antler size and weight in a herd of pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus)

  • Rodolfo UngerfeldEmail author
  • Alejandro Bielli
  • Solana X. González-Pensado
  • Matías Villagrán
  • Uruguay Tabaré González-Sierra
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Keywords

Ozotoceros bezoarticus Antler length Pearls Tines Thorns 

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© Deutsche Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rodolfo Ungerfeld
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alejandro Bielli
    • 3
  • Solana X. González-Pensado
    • 1
  • Matías Villagrán
    • 1
  • Uruguay Tabaré González-Sierra
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de FisiologíaFacultad de VeterinariaMontevideoUruguay
  2. 2.Estación de Cría de Fauna Autóctona Cerro Pan de Azúcar (ECFA)MaldonadoUruguay
  3. 3.Departamento de Morfología y DesarrolloFacultad de VeterinariaMontevideoUruguay

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