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Head Anatomy of Male and Female Mongolian Gazelle — A Striking Example of Sexual Dimorphism

  • Roland Frey
  • Alban Gebler
  • Kirk A. Olson
  • Daria Odonkhuu
  • Guido Fritsch
  • Nyamsuren Batsaikhan
  • Ingo W. Stuermer

Abstract

The first scientific description of the Mongolian gazelle by Pallas (1777) already depicted a sexual dimorphism of the larynx and the thyrohyoid connection (Fig 1.1).

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Vocal Fold Thyroid Cartilage Pharyngeal Pouch Color Plate Mongolian Gazelle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roland Frey
    • 1
  • Alban Gebler
    • 2
  • Kirk A. Olson
    • 3
  • Daria Odonkhuu
    • 3
  • Guido Fritsch
    • 4
  • Nyamsuren Batsaikhan
    • 5
  • Ingo W. Stuermer
    • 6
  1. 1.Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW)BerlinGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Theoretical BiologyHumboldt UniversityBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)Mongolia Program OfficeUlaanbaatarMongolia
  4. 4.Clinic for small animalsBerlinGermany
  5. 5.Faculty of Biology, Department of ZoologyNational University of MongoliaUlaanbaatarMongolia
  6. 6.Sensory Developmental Research Group, Department of Phoniatries and PedaudiologyGeorg-August-UniversityGoettingenGermany

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