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Scent glands

Post by Snowmuzzle » Fri Feb 19, 2010 10:50 am

What are the locations of the scent glands on a wolf's body? A rough diagram would be helpful :)
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Re: Scent glands

Post by SolitaryHowl » Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:24 am

wolf.org wrote:Wolves use their sense of smell to communicate through chemical messages. These chemical messages between members of the same species are known as "pherimones." Sources of pherimones in wolves include glands on the toes, tail, eyes, candle, genitalia and skin. For example, a male is able to identify a female in estrus by compounds (pherimones) present in her urine and copulation will only be attempted during this time.
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Re: Scent glands

Post by wq47 HawkTail » Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:31 am

That was very helpful Solitary.
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Re: Scent glands

Post by Snowmuzzle » Sat Feb 27, 2010 3:34 pm

Ah, yes, that was helpful :) Thank you, SH!
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Re: Scent glands

Post by SolitaryHowl » Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:56 pm

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