Natural History Museum Of Zimbabwe

Arnoldia Vol 1(26) 1965 SMITH C.C. Aging criteria in the Spring Hare, Pedetes capensis Forster. 1-6p

The paper presents a preliminary study of ageing criteria in the Spring Hare, Pedetes capensis. The criteria investigated are mainly those which are established techniques in other small mammals, in particular, weight of the eye lens, weight of the baculum, and ossification of the humerus. Reproductive evidence and dentition are also considered.