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Important references regarding Monodelphis care and biology

Fadem, B. H. and Rayve, R. S. Characteristics of the oestrous cycle and influence of social factors in grey short-tailed opossums (Monodelphis domestica). J. Reprod. Fert. 1985; 73:337-342.

Fadem, B. H.; Trupin, G. L.; Maliniak, E.; VandeBerg, J. L., and Hayssen, V. Care and breeding of the gray, short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica). Laboratory Animal Science. 1982; 32:405-409.

Macrini, T. E. Monodelphis domestica. (2004) Mammalian Species no. 760: 1-8. American Society of Mammalogists

Mate, K E; Robinson E S; VandeBerg, J L, and Pedersen, R A. Timetable of in vivo embryonic development in the grey short-tailed opossum ( Monodelphis domestica ). Molecular Reproduction and Development. 1994; 39:365-374.

Trupin, G. L. and Fadem, B. H. Sexual behaviour of the Grey short-tailed opossum Monodelphis domestica. Journal of Mammalogy. 1982; 63:409-414.

VandeBerg, J. L. The grey short-tailed opossum: a new laboratory animal. Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources News. 1983; 26:9-12.


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