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A vole in a green grass field.
Voles Trim Tall Grass to Prevent Attacks
Mongolian rodents join the ranks of earthworms and beavers as known ecosystem engineers.
Voles Trim Tall Grass to Prevent Attacks
Voles Trim Tall Grass to Prevent Attacks

Mongolian rodents join the ranks of earthworms and beavers as known ecosystem engineers.

Mongolian rodents join the ranks of earthworms and beavers as known ecosystem engineers.

prairie voles

Two prairie voles are interacting with one another. The vole on the left sniffs the cheek of the vole on the right.
Be My Vole-entine: How Love and Loss Change the Brain
Paige Nicklas | May 16, 2024 | 4 min read
Neuroscientists studying prairie voles discovered that dopamine in the brain gushes when the animals are with their life partners and that loss of a partner erased this neurochemical signature.
Behavior Brief
Catherine Offord | Feb 11, 2016 | 5 min read
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Epigenetics Play Cupid for Prairie Voles
Kate Yandell | Jun 2, 2013 | 3 min read
Females of the pair-bonded rodent species become attached to their lifelong mates following histone modifications near oxytocin and vasopressin receptor genes.
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