So far, Theis says, he's found more bacterial genera just in the scent paste of adult female spotted hyenas than researchers had discovered in 15 earlier studies of any mammalian scent gland
Hamsters never get lost: Chinese hamsters have scent glands
on their abdomens that they rub on objects to leave a scent trail so they can follow it back to their den.
For these identifications, scientists collected the cast skins, which retain chemicals from the bed bug's scent glands
, at specific stages.
They have scent glands
on their wrists and chests that they use to mark their territories.
Dogs have scent glands
near their anus, which contain a foul-smelling secretion.
They would brush the nose across the face, because there are scent glands
on our faces, and over time the brush of the face became a brush of the lips, and the social greeting was born that way.
Chemicals in the buck's urine and scent glands
stimulate the doe's reproductive system, causing, among other things, ovaries to develop.
Cats need to mark their territory and do so both by rubbing the scent glands
on their cheeks against items or, less acceptably, by scratching them.
Bucks love to work these dangling limbs with the various scent glands
that are located on their heads.
Ringtailed males have scent glands
on their genitals, shoulders, and wrists, each of which produces different smells.
Although large and conspicuous, scent glands
have been examined in only a few detailed histological studies.
The only reason we found the bots was because we were having the scurs and scent glands
removed from our bucks.