Mating behavior of the Yellow-throated Marten Martes flavigula (Mammalia: Carnivora: Mustelidae)

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Abinash Parida
Meesala Krishna Murthy
G.S. Solanki


 In this study, we report the mating behavior of Yellow-throated Marten Martes_flavigula.  A pair was observed mating on a Sterculia villosa tree at the Tuilut anti-poaching camp situated near the core of Dampa Tiger Reserve at 05.35h on 25 November 2018.  Copulation between the pair was observed 14 times with successive coupling rhythms approximately four minutes apart.

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