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Table 2 Mating periods during which each male’ and female’ behavior was observed (Total = 15)

From: Pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus) courtship and mating behavior

Behavior Number of records in which was behavior observed (%)
Males  
 Mount 15 (100)
 Raised head 11 (73.3)
 Chinning 11 (73.3)
 Anogenital sniffing and licking 11 (73.3)
Mount Attempted 10 (66.7)
 Chase 10 (66.7)
 Low stretch 8 (53.3)
 Follow sniffing 8 (53.3)
 Sniffing and licking of the body 7 (46.7)
 Chivying 6 (40.0)
 Ostentation 6 (40.0)
 Flehmen 4 (26.7)
Females  
 Vulval exhibition 11 (73.3)
 Move away 11 (73.3)
 Stillness 7 (46.7)
 Scamper 7 (46.7)
 Orientation toward the male 4 (26.7)
 Vulval movement 2 (13.3)
 Lick the penis of the male 2 (13.3)