Mice: Individual Recognition by Olfactory Cues

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Science  01 Dec 1967:
Vol. 158, Issue 3805, pp. 1208-1210
DOI: 10.1126/science.158.3805.1208


Mice discriminated between two male mice of the same inbred strain on the basis of olfactory cues. Mice could also discriminate by olfactory cues between two different species, C3H Mus musculus and Peromyscus maniculatus, and between males and females.