Other useful references for common normal behaviors of various laboratory animals include:

  • Whishaw, I. Q. and B. Kolb, eds. 2005. The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Pellis, S. M. and V. C. Pellis. 1987. Play-fighting differs from serious fighting in both target of attack and tactics of fighting in the laboratory rat Rattus norvegicus. Aggressive Behav 13:227-242.

  • Bassett, L., H. M. Buchanan-Smith, and J. McKinley. 2003. Effects of training on stress-related behavior of the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) in relation to coping with routine husbandry procedures. J Appl Anim Welf Sci 6(3):221-233.

  • Stevenson, M. F. and T. B. Poole. 1976. An ethogram of the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus jacchus): General behavioural repertoire. Anim Behav 24:428-451.

  • Stone-Sade, D. 1973. An ethogram for rhesus monkeys. I. Antithetical contrasts in posture and movement. Am J Phys Anthropol 38(2):537-542.

  • Universities Federation for Animal Welfare. 1995. An ethogram for behavioural studies of the domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus L.) of the UK. Cat Behaviour Working Group. Hertfordshire, England: Universities Federation for Animal Welfare.

  • Morton, D. B. 2002. Behaviour of rabbits and rodents. In The Ethology of Domestic Animals—An Introductory Text, P. Jensen, ed. Oxford: CABI Wallingford Oxford. 193-209 pp.

  • Bayne, K. A. L., J. A. Mench, B. V. Beaver, and D. B. Morton. 2002. Laboratory Animal Behavior. In Laboratory Animal Science, ACLAM series, 2nd ed. New York: Academic Press. 1240-1264 pp.

  • Latham, N. and G. Mason. 2004. From house mouse to mouse house: The behavioural biology of free-living Mus musculus and its implications in the laboratory. Appl Anim Behav Sci 86:261-289.

  • Bothe, G. M. W., V. J. Bolivar, M. J. Vedder, and J. G. Geistfeld. 2004. Genetic and behavioral differences among five inbred mouse strains commonly used in the production of transgenic and knockout mice. Genes Brain Behav 3:149-157.

  • Fox, M. 1971. Behaviour of Wolves, Dogs, and Related Canids. New York: Harper & Row.

  • Leyhausen, P. 1979. Cat Behavior: The Predatory and Social Behavior of Domestic and Wild Cats. Barbara A. Tonkin translation. New York: Garland STMP Press.

  • Foster, H. L., J. D. Small, and J. G. Fox, eds. 1981. The Mouse in Biomedical Research, vol. 1-4. New York: Academic Press.



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