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Circadian Activity Patterns and Time Budgets of the Complex-Toothed Flying Squirrel (Trogopterus xanthipes) in Different Seasons

Circadian Activity Patterns and Time Budgets of the Complex-Toothed Flying Squirrel (Trogopterus xanthipes) in Different Seasons

Zhi Wang1*, Wenhua Liu2 and FadaoTai3

1College of Life Sciences and Food Engineering, Shaanxi Xueqian Normal University, Xi’an 710100, China
2Shaanxi Institute of Zoology, Xi’an 710032, China. 
3College of Life Sciences, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an 710119, China.

*      Corresponding author: w.z014@163.com

Fig. 1.

 Activity patterns profile for T. xanthipes among seasons during one year.

Fig. 2.

The variation in percentage of nocturnal activity across months during one year. It was obtained by averaging corresponding data over the whole records.

Fig. 3.

Monthly nocturnal time budgets of different behaviors for T. xanthipes under cage condition.

Fig. 4.

Comparison of monthly variation in nocturnal time budgets of different behaviors for the male and female animals during one year. Note: Z = Wilcoxon signed ranks test.

Fig. 5.

Diel time budgets of different behaviors for T. xanthipes among different seasons. Data for the sexes were pooled. Spring, March to May; Summe, June to August; Autumn, September to November; Winter, December to February.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

October

Vol. 53, Iss. 5, Pages 1603-2000

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