A comparative analysis of scent glands in marals
Scent glands play a crucial role in the communication and survival of various animal species. These specialized glands produce unique chemical compounds that transmit important information about an individual's identity, reproductive status, and territory. The maral, a species of deer inhabiting diverse regions, has been a subject of interest in the study of scent glands. This article delves into a comparative exploration of scent glands in marals, shedding light on their morphological variations, functions, and evolutionary significance.