Competitive and Territorial Fighting: Two Types of Offense in the Rat Table 2.
Territorial Fighting as Function of Sex of Intruder
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Sex of the Intruder

Female Intruder

Male Intruder

Bite   Bite &
OSP†  Attack‡        Bite   Bite &
OSP†  Attack‡

Resident female 1.310.280.311.590.090.130.590.22
Resident male

Notes: All data are frequency of motor patterns per 20-min test.
† OSP = offensive sideways posture
‡ Attack was calculated as the sum of bite and bite-and-kick.

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